Working with the Water Industry to Recycle Biosolids
Finding better ways to manage and re-purpose polluting biosolids, sewage sludge from wastewater, is a pressing issue for the water industry. Current management processes are labour intensive, take up large amounts of land and risk polluting adjacent land and water tables.
Pathways to Healthy Ageing: An interdisciplinary collaborative approach to positive health
Ageing is commonly accompanied by an associated increase in the prevalence of chronic musculoskeletal, metabolic and mental health conditions that affects physical capacity and overall decline in quality of life.
Getting real about digital pivots
Small to medium arts organisations are rapidly adapting to digital workplaces, however many of these organisations lack the digital infrastructure required to pivot online.
The RMIT Australian Maritime Logistics Research Network (AMLRN)
The Network’s primary aim is to enhance industry engagement for RMIT maritime logistics academics, through collaboration between professionals and organisations in the field, in industry-led research projects, joint research publications as well as joint consultancy and advisory projects.
In 2020, RMIT University’s CAMS (A Central Asset Management System with a Data-Driven Flare), became a partner in a multi-million dollar European project on rail cybersecurity research known as Data-based analysis for SAFETY and security protection FOR detection, prevention, mitigation and response in trans-modal metro and RAILway networkS (SAFETY4RAILS).
RMIT’s Café Lab – a zero waste initiative
Cafe Lab will turn surplus, rescued food into delicious meals for the community, with zero waste.
Supporting the Electrification of Victoria’s Future Fleet
In February 2022, the Victoria Government announced that first electric vehicle research facility in the southern hemisphere would be established at RMIT.
Biodiversity Sensitive Urban Design for more lively urban futures
Conserving nature in cities has benefits for human health and wellbeing, as well as for biodiversity.
Local communities supporting people with disabilities
RMIT partnered with local government and a service provider, community organisations, local businesses and residents to develop innovative ways of increasing the local community’s capacity to support and include people with disabilities.
Writing in the Expanded Field Volume IV: Touching Feeling Writing
Writing in the Expanded Field is an industry-engaged research translation project that expands the way the arts may be encountered and known through new compositional, auditory, performed, hyperlinked, networked and other experimental digital writing approaches.
Haptic Pathways reimagines the suburban street creating diverse sensory experiences that explicitly include urban residents or visitors of all mobilities and neurodiversities.
CaTPin Conversation as Therapy
CaTPin presented the idea of “conversation as therapy’. It aimed to address the issue of loneliness due to a lack of social interaction by developing a discreet, low-cost wearable.
Weenthayoothan: towards a relational and ethical cultural framework for making public art on Country
Weenthayoothan intends to delve deep into complex and very context-specific examples of public art commissioning to uncover best practice principles.
Type 1 diabetes - PRINT-Cell
Type 1 diabetes, which destroys insulin-producing islet beta cells, affects over 120,000 Australians and is a disease of national priority.
Eat Move Heal
'Eat Move Heal', a multi-school, multi-College collaborative research project with external partners Northern Health, City of Whittlesea and SaferCare Victoria, aims to co-design diet/nutrition, exercise and mental health support tools to recovery (brain, heart, immune system) from long COVID-19.
Labelled ‘the opposite of Botox’, Snoretox will use minute amounts of tetanus toxin to effectively tone and tighten muscles, as opposed to Botox’s relaxing of muscles.
Planning liveable cities with the Australian Urban Observatory
The Australian Urban Observatory is a digital liveability planning tool developed for decision-makers and the community to measure and map the liveability of neighbourhoods in Australian cities and create more liveable places through planning.
Establishing new capabilities on strategic foresight and technological roadmapping to foster innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration
This project successfully developed RMIT capabilities to identify mega trends and plausible future scenarios for living, working, researching and investing in environments affected by emerging technologies and markets.
Shaping Connections Project ‘Insights on connectedness and technology use among older Australians’
With an ageing population, it is important to keep our elderly community active, healthy and engaged, ensuring that the digital economy is not only a source of growth but also one of inclusion.
Who should receive the COVID-19 vaccine first? The case of Covid-19 vaccine roll-out in Victoria
The case of Covid-19 vaccine roll-out in Victoria.
Adoption and Diffusion of Disruptive Technologies: The Case of 3D Printing in Medical Device Industry Project
This revolutionary technology is a subset of additive manufacturing and is now the focus of a major project funded by RMIT University looking at its role as a ‘disruptive technology’ in the Medical Technology (MedTech) industry.
Society 5.0: Technology Innovation, Ethics & Human Rights – Charting a New Frontier at RMIT
Professors Annette Markham and Lisa Given are leading a project to facilitate global discussions to lead ethical decision-making for the next generation of new technologies.
On our own terms – developing lived experience advocacy and leadership for social sector systems change
‘On our own terms’ is an opportunity to hold space for conversations about what is being experienced in the landscape of lived experience advocacy and leadership across Australia.