The power of nature in tackling loneliness and social isolation among vulnerable groups
Researchers in Europe, Australia and Latin America are combining social interactions with the colours, sounds and smells of the natural environment to improve mental health in at-risk communities.
Misconceptions of food packaging aggravates food waste problem
New RMIT-led research reveals most Australians think food packaging waste is a bigger environmental issue than food waste – but the opposite is true.
One in four households struggle to pay power bills - five ways to tackle hidden energy poverty
RMIT researchers are calling for a collaborative approach to help trusted intermediaries working in health, energy and social services identify and support Australians living in energy poverty.
Wonder drug-capsule may one day replace insulin injection for diabetics
Scientists in Melbourne have designed a new type of oral capsule that could mean pain-free delivery of insulin and other protein drugs.