Digital inclusion report warns of COVID impact
The 2020 Australian Digital Inclusion Index, published today, shows a high level of digital inequality persists in Australia with many groups continuing to miss out on the benefits of being online.
RMIT continues to excel in global rankings
RMIT has placed in the top 300 in the 2021 US News Best Global Universities rankings, consolidating the University’s reputation as one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions.
Transport sector skills gaps to be revealed in new study
Researchers are mapping the skills gaps and training needs for Australia's transport sector in the most comprehensive national study of its kind.
Australia’s Indigenous languages must be revitalised
Australia is home to the world’s oldest living culture, yet our Indigenous languages are critically endangered. The complex work of recovery and revitalisation is crucial.
Art in lockdown: Student curators take gallery online
Students have taken the reins for RMIT Gallery’s latest exhibition, curating an entirely online experience that explores creativity, inspiration and identity through a year of social isolation.
That advice to women to ‘lean in’, be more confident… it doesn’t help, and data show it
Confidence matters for men's job promotion prospects. But for women, it's a different story.
Toolkit prepares Australians for bushfire season
RMIT Activator start-up, FireThrive, has drawn on attitudinal data to develop a toolkit to better-prepare Australians for future bushfire seasons.
Students with disabilities face barriers to school education
An RMIT expert has told a Royal Commission that many students with a disability are missing out on a quality education due to outdated ideas about managing children’s behaviour in schools.
Diamond-studded silk wound dressing detects infection and improves healing
Scientists have developed a next generation wound dressing that can detect infection and improve healing in burns, skin grafts and chronic wounds.
‘Parts of life will be damaged forever’ — arts workers describe the pandemic’s impact on their mental health
Researchers interviewed Victorians working — or not working — in the arts during the pandemic lockdown to learn about their mental health.
Fellowship supports research on a smart coating to fire-proof houses
RMIT’s Dr Kate Nguyen will advance her pioneering research into a sustainable coating for fire-proofing houses, thanks to a L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science fellowship.
How can Melbourne’s new apartments steer away from excess car parking?
New apartments are providing more parking than residents need, leading to smaller and fewer homes for higher prices. RMIT experts discuss how policymakers can get the car parking balance right.