Sexual assault survivors deserve a gold standard reporting experience
A world-first report examining alternative ways for victim-survivors to report sexual assault says under-reporting could be reduced if moved away from law enforcement, but it will need greater support and funding to be sustainable and secure.
Aussie teens are not actually selfie-obsessed
A new study zooming in on how smartphones influence our photography habits found Australians aged 20 to 40 years old take more selfies than teenagers and older Australians.
Aussie tech breakthrough to protect critical infrastructure from cyber attacks
A cutting-edge collaboration between tech startup Tide Foundation and RMIT University is translating ground-breaking research into homegrown cybersecurity capability.
Critically endangered Victorian dolphins suffering highest known levels of toxic pollutants
Dolphins in the waters off Melbourne and Gippsland have been found with the highest concentrations of PFAS chemicals in dolphins reported anywhere in the world, according to new research.
Machine learning fast-forwards solar cell design
Researchers in Australia have harnessed AI to produce solar cells from the mineral perovskite in just a matter of weeks, bypassing years of human labour and human error to optimise the cells.
Wearable heart monitor ticks all the boxes for better healthcare: study
A new compact, lightweight, gel-free and waterproof electrocardiogram (ECG) sensor offers more comfort and less skin irritation, compared to similar heart monitoring devices on the market.
Cold storage research could put a freeze on red meat waste
A new report shows inconsistent fridge temperatures and confusing cold storage advice could be contributing to meat waste in Aussie households.
Wearable device makes memories and powers up with the flex of a finger
Researchers have invented an experimental wearable device that generates power from a user’s bending finger and can create and store memories, in a promising step towards health monitoring and other technologies.
Designer solar: new tool unlocks smart solar design
Designing buildings with solar cleverly incorporated into the design has just become easier, thanks to software developed at RMIT University.
RMIT bolsters position as a leading global university
RMIT has increased 59 places in the 2024 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
Remote First Nations communities are among the most digitally excluded people in Australia: report
RMIT-led research has found a significant gap in digital inclusion for First Nations people compared with other Australians, which widens substantially with remoteness.
Major $15M investment boosts research translation at RMIT
Government-backed investment company Breakthrough Victoria will match RMIT’s $7.5million investment in research translation to create new partnerships, companies and products out of our research.