RMIT experiment on-board Swedish rocket launch
A new type of electromagnetic shield designed and manufactured at RMIT will be launched into space next week.
New water batteries stay cool under pressure
A global team of researchers and industry collaborators led by RMIT University has invented recyclable ‘water batteries’ that won’t catch fire or explode.
Regional bank closures are further disadvantaging remote First Nations communities: report
An RMIT-led report has found remote First Nations communities are particularly disadvantaged by local bank closures due to the lack of affordable and reliable internet.
Nanodiamonds could hold key to cool clothing
Researchers from RMIT University are using nanodiamonds to create smart textiles that can cool people down faster.
Rapid test for common infection could save thousands of newborn lives
A new test, similar to COVID-19 rapid antigen tests, could detect a common infection in expecting mothers within minutes, potentially saving the lives of 150,000 newborns around the world every year.
Urban futures expert joins RMIT Europe
Professor Wendy Steele, a leading expert in sustainability and urban policy, has joined RMIT’s European Innovation Hub.
New study lists potentially dangerous drugs in Australian healthcare
Researchers have developed an Australian-first list of 16 potentially dangerous medications used in healthcare and their safer alternatives.
First-in-Victoria spinning simulator to turn heads
RMIT University unveils a new 360-degree rotating VR motion simulator to turbocharge education, training and research.
Nose-like sensor sniffs out toxic ammonia gas
Engineers in Australia have developed a small ammonia gas sensor that could enable safer hydrogen storage and specialised medical diagnostic devices.
Shooting for the Moon with Australia’s first rover
RMIT University is playing a key role in designing and building what could be Australia’s first lunar rover, a prototype of which has just been unveiled.
RMIT awarded partner in CoDesign4Transitions doctoral network
The new European training initiative will see PhD candidates engage in practical, cross-disciplinary and innovative research rooted in design approaches.
Graphene oxide study strengthens the case for smart concrete
Engineers have added graphene oxide to cement mixture to make stronger 3D printed concrete that is easier to print, paving the way to create potential ‘smart’ walls that can monitor cracks.