Nine in 10 adults have been cyberbullies, study finds
New research led by RMIT University indicates that nine in 10 adults who use social media have committed cyberbullying, flagging a need for more measures to prevent this toxic online behaviour.
Contactless screening tool could revolutionise chronic wound treatment
A thermal-imaging tool to screen for chronic wounds could enable nurses to identify these hard-to-heal sores during the first assessment at a person’s home.
New research centre to bring world’s best measuring device out of the lab
A collaborative research centre of excellence will develop ultra-precise measuring devices that could enable high-speed internet, better medical screening technologies and carbon emissions monitoring.
RMIT supercomputer fast-tracking research opens for business
Australia’s first university cloud supercomputing facility, which allows researchers to test ideas and solutions up to 80 times faster than existing on-site servers, is now open to industry partners.
Improving European responses and resilience to devastating weather events and climate extremes
RMIT Europe has been named a partner in C2IMPRESS – a new European funded project aimed at designing tools to better prepare for and respond to natural hazards such as wildfires, storms, droughts and floods.
Nanoparticles could one day help “cure the incurable”, scientists say
Scientists at RMIT University say their new research advances the potential of nanomedicine to cure conditions that are currently incurable, such as dementia and motor neurone disease.
New meets old as innovative justice moves into Melbourne's Old Magistrates’ Court
Melbourne’s Old Magistrates’ Court, built on the site where high profile trials including those of bush-ranger Ned Kelly and 1920’s gangster ‘Squizzy” Taylor were held, is being re-energised with the arrival of RMIT’s Centre for Innovative Justice (CIJ).
Voice screening App delivers rapid results for Parkinson’s and severe COVID
A new screening test App could help advance the early detection of Parkinson’s disease and severe COVID-19, improving the management of these illnesses.
Scientists supercharge search for key ingredient of next-gen lithium batteries
Scientists in Melbourne have used supercomputers to speed up the search for a key ingredient in the next generation of lithium-metal batteries, which could potentially increase storage capacity by 10-fold compared with today’s technology.
Mysterious diamonds came from outer space, scientists say
Strange diamonds from an ancient dwarf planet in our solar system may have formed shortly after the dwarf planet collided with a large asteroid about 4.5 billion years ago, according to scientists.
Indigenous researcher paves road to success with PPE innovation
Shannon Kilmartin-Lynch, a proud Taungurung man from Mansfield in Victoria, is a driving force behind an innovation to use disposable personal protective equipment (PPE) to make concrete stronger.
PPE can be recycled to make stronger concrete
Engineers at RMIT University have developed a method to use disposable personal protective equipment (PPE) to make concrete stronger, providing an innovative way to significantly reduce pandemic-generated waste.