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Our academic expertise, strong links to research partners and consideration of technological and social dimensions enables us to find solutions to critical problems impacting communities and the environment.
RMIT is growing and strengthening its research capability to deliver significant economic, social and environmental impact.
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RMIT’s focus as a global university of technology, design and enterprise is supported by a range of research hubs such as the Advanced Manufacturing Precinct and the MicroNano Research Facility.
RMIT Gallery is the University's premier exhibition space.
Acupuncture relieves pain in emergency patients: study
The world’s largest randomised controlled trial of acupuncture in emergency departments has found the treatment is a safe and effective alternative to pain-relieving drugs for some patients.
Self-cleaning textiles could clean up in world’s largest design prize
Two RMIT researchers who have designed textiles that can clean themselves in sunlight have been nominated for the world’s largest design prize, the 2017 INDEX: Award.
Major award for pioneer in evolutionary structural optimisation
Distinguished Professor Mike Xie, Director of RMIT’s Centre for Innovative Structures and Materials, has won the prestigious 2017 Clunies Ross Innovation Award.
Ocean Imaginaries focuses on some of the contradictions and conflicted feelings raised by how the ocean is imagined in an age of environmental risk.
Is the Humanitarian field a complete disaster zone? A Global Frictions seminar
Does international humanitarianism have a future, or will it fail in the face of insurmountable challenges?
Counting Violence | A Global Frictions seminar
Counting Violence: The implications of quantification for policy and practice on gendered violence.