Too much information: the COVID work revolution has increased digital overload
Interference with our brain's goal-directed functioning is increasing with ever more tools for virtual communication and collaboration.
The Oxford vaccine has unique advantages, as does Pfizer’s. Using both is Australia’s best strategy
The best approach for protecting everyone’s health will require us to provide different vaccines to different people according to need and availability.
Soft plastic packaging recycled into sustainable concrete
RMIT research has helped create concrete made with soft plastic in a redeveloped carpark – the first time the circular-economy technology has been used in an Australian commercial project.
Study shows meaningful lockdown activity is more satisfying than busyness
With much of the world practicing varying degrees of social distancing and lockdown, researchers have been investigating the key to happiness in isolation.
Researchers demonstrate world’s fastest ‘brain-like’ processor
An international team led by Swinburne in collaboration with RMIT and Monash universities has demonstrated the world’s fastest and most powerful optical neuromorphic processor for artificial intelligence.
Urchin corals and underwater films: research-inspired artwork
3D-printed coral structures – made from sea-urchin shells blended with biopolymers – are on display at the NGV Triennial 2020.
The power of research to shape a post-pandemic society
RMIT researchers involved in Europe’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation funding scheme consider aspects of everyday life in a post-pandemic society when it comes to cities, housing, infrastructure and science.
Family front and centre for graduating trio
Graduating from RMIT is a family affair for three generations of Indigenous women who mark the milestone this year.
New blood clot detection system could save lives
Student engineers have developed a prototype handheld device that can detect potentially fatal blood clots in life support machines faster and more accurately, while also estimating their size and shape.
Respecting human rights
To celebrate Human Rights Day, our experts take stock of the year’s human rights challenges and highlight the important role of business in promoting and respecting human rights.
New butterfly-inspired hydrogen sensor is powered by light
Inspired by the surface of butterfly wings, researchers have developed a light-activated hydrogen sensor that produces ultra-precise results at room temperature.
Spotlight on Australia’s performance on International Day of People with Disability
The recent Disability Royal Commission findings have revealed shocking failings, RMIT experts say, affirming the need for action as we mark International Day of People with Disability.