Age friendly neighbourhoods: The impact of community on individual wellbeing
European cities are prioritising the need for urban design that promotes independence, provides a sense of safety and enables people of all ages to participate more actively in society, according to RMIT leaders.
Dead stock denim given new life in virtual design challenge
A design challenge with Swedish fashion brand Cheap Monday has given 18 aspiring designers the chance to undertake a global denim project with an eye on sustainability.
Biggest challenges for urban innovation: Insights from global experts
Experts from across Europe, Asia and Australia have shared their insights on the biggest challenges facing urban innovation at a recent RMIT city regions symposium in Europe.
RMIT and Ecole Centrale de Lyon awarded EU funding for global joint PhD program
A prestigious PhD program for nanotechnology research delivered by Ecole Centrale de Lyon in France and RMIT University in Australia has been awarded €1.6M in European funding.
How design and technology is transforming healthcare: Insights from global experts
Experts across the health ecosystem have shared their insights on the way healthcare is being impacted in a digitally connected world at a recent RMIT health innovation symposium in Europe.
RMIT Europe to lead €2.5 million European research project for open innovation
RMIT's European hub is set to lead a global network of researchers and industry practitioners focused on open innovation, university-industry cooperation and research translation.
Innovation districts connect Melbourne to Barcelona
Recognised as global smart cities with mutual interests in knowledge sharing and technology districts, the connections between Melbourne and Barcelona are growing deeper.
RMIT report sheds light on energy poverty in Barcelona
More than 10% of Barcelona's population experiences energy poverty according to RMIT research commissioned by Barcelona City Council.
European funding award to create network of 'edible cities'
RMIT is set to help develop of a global network of cities focused on green infrastructure and food production solutions after being named a partner on a €11.5 million European research project.
RMIT and United Nations University collaborate for urban futures
RMIT University and United Nations University are collaborating on smart urban innovation and technology-enabled user engagement projects.
Research gets redefined in one of Barcelona's hottest barrios
Innovation, knowledge sharing and driven transformation is fuelling the microclimate in Barcelona's 22@ zone, the fast-growing hotspot in the barrio (neighbourhood) of Poblenou.