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World’s best in geospatial research

The Geospatial World Forum has named RMIT the Geospatial Research Institute of the Year for 2019.

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World’s best in geospatial research

The Geospatial World Forum has named RMIT the Geospatial Research Institute of the Year for 2019.

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Lab-on-a-chip drives search for new drugs to prevent blood clots

A tiny lab the size of a postage stamp could be the next big thing in the search for safer anti-clotting drugs to prevent heart attacks and strokes.

Rising through world academic rankings

RMIT has continued to rise as a global leader, climbing 16 places in the 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

Five top stories: Putting the spotlight on science

From brainy bees to tech that can create memories in a flash, these are some of our biggest science stories this year so far.

Inspiring young STEM brains

Undergraduate students are taking part in a mentorship program designed to encourage students in years 7-10 to pursue STEM studies at school and beyond.

The future of digital science education

Gone are the days of sketching out cells on paper - modern scientific research uses cutting-edge tech, and science education is doing the same, according to an RMIT expert.

One small step for man, a giant leap for space science

From why women are more efficient astronauts to how space tech can help with bushfire responses, RMIT experts share their insights on current and future space science.

‘Spintronic’ research promises faster, more efficient computing

Researchers have discovered new magnetic properties within atomically thin structures, with exciting potential for the emerging field of “spintronics”.

How Antarctica’s ultimate survivor is helping lighten our footprint

Tiny and virtually indestructible, the “moss piglet” is one of Antarctica’s toughest inhabitants. Now it’s helping us understand how to better protect this most extreme and vulnerable environment.

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