RMIT is working with industry and other partners to pursue exciting research and innovation initiatives that are changing lives for the better.Watch the video
This little capsule will revolutionise the diagnosis of gut disorders - and it's set to hit the market by 2022.Read the story
Flexible sensors developed at RMIT will be integrated into new health monitoring technology to improve aged care.Read the story
New light for solar power
Could this bio-inspired prototype be the answer to the storage challenge holding solar back as an energy solution?Read the story
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Discover how we're shaping the world through our applied research and industry collaborations.
At RMIT, we collaborate to find solutions to the problems of tomorrow. With a commitment to innovation and practical results, our research is focused on creating real and transformative impact for our global community.
The ability to predict house prices more accurately has become a reality, thanks to RMIT-developed software.
RMIT research demonstrates how lower-income and vulnerable Australians are improving their long term financial wellbeing through active savings and financial education programs.
The world’s first modular hearing aid has human-centred design at its heart, thanks to a deep collaboration between RMIT and industry.
Researchers have applied "biomimetic" technology to enable unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) to feel their way through turbulent wind.
A decade long research collaboration with the Australian Bureau of Statistics is helping to build policymakers a picture of homelessness in Australia.
Latest research news
New project investigates how COVID-19 impacts housing stress
RMIT urban researchers have received funding from the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute to investigate COVID-19’s impact on housing stress in Melbourne.
New gut-brain link: how gut mucus could help treat brain disorders
Mucus is the first line of defence against bad bacteria in our gut. But could it also be part of our defence against diseases of the brain?
4 ways our streets can rescue restaurants, bars and cafes after coronavirus
As Australia re-opens, the bars, cafes and restaurants that give life to our streets face a tough ask: stay open and stay afloat with just a fraction of the customers.