Rethinking cities with ageing in mind
From urban wellbeing and public health to urban planning and housing, RMIT researchers are helping to build age-friendly cities across Europe and Australia.
Superbug killer: New nanotech destroys bacteria and fungal cells
Researchers have developed a new superbug-destroying coating that could be used on wound dressings and implants to prevent and treat potentially deadly bacterial and fungal infections.
Using your favourite song as an alarm can help you wake up more alert: research
New research shows waking up to your favourite song can help overcome snooze blues.
Drug checking and an early warning network in Victoria could save lives
Dr Monica Barratt says rapid drug market monitoring could help prevent drug deaths.
Future-proofing mass transit infrastructure
From capacity limitations due to social distancing through to changes in mobility patterns because of people working from home, COVID-19 has made us rethink how we manage our mass transit infrastructure systems.
Embracing digital evolution: Management and innovation approaches to tackle challenges of contemporary industry
PhD researchers on a new project funded by the European Union will examine the multi-disciplinary aspects of digital transformation to generate new knowledge, tools, methods and roadmaps to guide businesses in their digital evolution.
Nature as medicine: can a dose of the outdoors cure loneliness?
Can a dose of nature a day keep the doctor away? A new RMIT project is exploring the benefits of prescribing nature in Australia, Europe and Latin America to reduce loneliness and improve mental health.
Leading the way to a sustainable future
From improving gender equity and financial literacy to creating more liveable cities and supporting an inclusive education, RMIT is tackling urgent global challenges to create a more sustainable future.
World-first aged care monitoring and alert technology unveiled
Pioneering technology launched today could revolutionise the aged care industry, delivering real-time and non-invasive resident monitoring and alerts.
Close the gap in consent laws for major resource projects: report
A new report highlights accountability shortfalls in major resource projects and calls for legislative reform to protect Indigenous people's rights.
Antarctic sound researcher features on Australia Post stamps
A pioneering RMIT sound researcher who's recorded blizzards on the frozen continent is one of four Australian Antarctic Arts Fellows to feature on a new series of stamps.
Successful trials show way forward to making quieter drone propellers
Researchers have published a study revealing their successful approach to designing much quieter propellers.