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As a global university of technology, design and enterprise, RMIT brings unique capabilities to research through a transdisciplinary approach.
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.
Research at RMIT aims to solve critical global problems and to deliver significant economic, social and environmental impact. Unlike conventional discipline-based research structures, the Enabling Capability Platforms connect researchers from multiple disciplines and from across Colleges under a thematic umbrella.
Enabling Capability Platforms
RMIT has a reputation for excellence in high quality research and deep industry links.
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 Micro Nano Research Facility.
The RMIT Research Awards focus on research excellence and research impact. It is through these research contributions that RMIT continues to bridge the gap between research and impact, benefitting those beyond the academic community.
Helping people do the right thing in times of pandemic
People will be more likely to follow physical distancing rules in coming months if they appreciate the impact of their actions on a human level, experts say.
The bar necessities: 5 ways to understand coronavirus graphs
Wrapping your head around the scale of a global pandemic is not easy. To help understand the COVID-19 data, experts from RMIT look at five commonly used methods and explain the pros and cons of each.
Making stronger concrete with ‘sewage-enhanced’ steel slag
Researchers have shown how a by-product of steel making can be used to both treat wastewater and make stronger concrete, in a zero-waste approach to help advance the circular economy.
Living alone in lockdown? Here’s how to stay healthy (and happy)
Staying home under coronavirus lockdown brings challenges for all of us, but for the one in four Australians who live alone, it can be particularly isolating.
GBI Seminar Series Presents: A link between maritime connectivity, port competitiveness and economic growth
Visiting Assoc. Prof. Naima Saeed from University of Agder, Norway, will talk about her current research, which is focused on port competition and cooperation, maritime connectivity, and measures to improve ports' efficiency.
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