Simple test for Parkinson’s
A tool to diagnose Parkinson’s disease when there are no physical symptoms offers hope for more effective treatment.Read the story
How a smart solution to cigarette butt waste could also reduce the urban heat island effect in our cities.Read the story
Meet our science star
Pioneering research into “electronic skin” won Madhu Bhaskaran a Eureka Prize.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.
New fabrics will better protect Defence personnel from Improvised explosive devices (IEDs), an extreme threat during any operation.
Latest research news
Research on law reform protects vulnerable workers
Workers’ rights have been boosted with regulation of the labour hire sector in Victoria, thanks to research undertaken by an RMIT academic in partnership with the State Government.
Interactive storytelling machine captivates audiences
On display in Melbourne this June as part of the Glen Eira Storytelling Festival, an innovative digital installation turns audiences into artists.
Dual accolades for Madhu Bhaskaran
Associate Professor Madhu Bhaskaran's work in the field of flexible electronics has been recognised with two significant honours.