Global study on the impact of social media for citizen engagement
RMIT and Oslo Metropolitan University researchers are studying the use of social media to support citizen participation in local government in a study funded by The Research Council of Norway.
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.
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 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.
Citizens to help inform the future of nanotechnology in Europe
RMIT is a partner in a €2M research project focused on aligning future developments and applications of nanotechnology with societal needs.
RMIT strengthens research ties between Australia and Europe
RMIT's research expertise across information and communication technologies (ICT) was in the spotlight at the recent European Commission's ICT Proposer's Day in Hungary, Budapest.
Digital health in focus at RMIT Europe
RMIT has strengthened its commitment to health research and innovation by appointing healthcare innovator Susan Feitoza to head up its digital health division at RMIT Europe in Barcelona.
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.
RMIT research examines the way culture and politics impact housing design regulations
RMIT PhD candidate Alexandra Gower has recently been in London and Barcelona to study the impact of culture and politics on regulations for high-density housing design.
RMIT connects with Industry 4.0 leaders in Germany
RMIT has strengthened its global connections across Industry 4.0 by collaborating with nine of the largest technical universities in Germany.
New partnership in health innovation connects Australia and Spain
Innovative therapy to assist with brain injury rehabilitation is extending to Spain as part of a new agreement between RMIT and one of the country’s largest teaching hospitals.
How flowers use colour to signal their scent
Some flowers use colour to tell bees about their fragrance and aid the pollination process, according to new international research.
RMIT awarded funding for nanotechnology research in Europe
RMIT is part of a multi-institution consortium awarded a prestigious European Union Horizon 2020 (H2020) research and innovation grant worth €2M and focused on nanotechnology development.
Cultivation of a food sharing culture in Barcelona
RMIT and Trinity College Dublin researcher Dr Ferne Edwards has spent the past few months harvesting food, distributing organic goods and joining strangers around communal dinner tables.
European forum examines the future of drones in design and construction
Drones and the digital transformation of the built environment were in focus at a recent forum for industry and researchers at RMIT's European hub in Barcelona.
RMIT leads the conversation on climate change and the future of cities
RMIT is teaming up with industry in Europe to plan for the impacts of climate change on cities, such as droughts and flooding, and to take stock of what city leaders around the world are doing.
The future of drones in construction and design: Q&A with Simon Watkins and Alex Fisher
The built environment is undergoing a digital transformation with technology such as drones impacting the whole value chain from design through to operation of buildings and infrastructure.
Spotlight on RMIT's practice-based research program in Europe
RMIT's practice-based PhD research program, which focuses on research in the medium of design practice itself, is in its tenth year of success in Europe.
RMIT secures funding for drone research in Spain
RMIT has worked with industry leader Ferrovial Agroman S.A to secure the award of Spanish government funding for a €400k research collaboration.
Illuminating intersection of nanotechnology and art
What happens when you bring together science, art and a medieval wonder? For Dr Irene Barberis, it’s the culmination of almost 20 years of imagining.
RMIT Vietnam awarded European Union research funds
RMIT Vietnam has been named a partner in a €13.4 million research project as part of the EU Horizon 2020 (H2020) research and innovation funding scheme.
The role of built environment professionals before and after disaster: report
RMIT has tackled issues impacting the built environment profession at a symposium on disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, conflict risk management, recovery and reconstruction.
Book launch highlights strategic design
A new book exploring the importance of strategic design has been launched at RMIT.
European funding to support new food innovation program
An EU-based consortium, of which RMIT University is a strategic partner, has been awarded funding from Erasmus+, a European framework program for education, training, youth and sport.
Replaying the 1960s and 1970s through game design
An RMIT researcher has taken images of Barcelona in the 1960s and 1970s and transformed them into interactive viewing experiences at a recent global conference on technology and creativity.
Innovative tools for brain injury on show at Barcelona Design Week
RMIT was in the spotlight at this year's Barcelona Design Week with its showcase of innovative and creative tools to help people with acquired brain injury.
RMIT hosts the first Ethical Cities Event Series in Barcelona
RMIT is setting the agenda on what it means to live in environmentally, socially and culturally sustainable cities through a series of workshops, symposiums, talks and forums in Barcelona
Over five million people in Spain have poorly heated homes in winter
Around 11 per cent of households in Spain, which is over five million people, are unable to heat their homes properly during the country’s coldest months.
Spotlight on active ageing and design
How can public space be designed to optimise participation and foster a sense of security for older adults? How can attitudes be changed, autonomy increased, and well-being promoted through design?
RMIT partners with leading Italian university
A new research partnership agreement will enable doctoral candidates to receive a dual-awarded PhD in Engineering from RMIT and one of Europe's leading universities, the Politecnico di Torino.
New technology to enhance forest assessment
RMIT researcher Phil Wilkes has developed a new technique that is set to significantly improve the way forests and woody vegetation ecosystems are characterised.
Leading RMIT researcher examines urban neglect in Italy
An RMIT researcher passionate about the politics of urban land, property rights and dispossession has spent three months in Italy to study one of the country’s most neglected neighbourhoods.
Spotlight on citizen action and energy vulnerability in Barcelona
The recession that transformed into a total global financial and economic crisis in September 2008 continues to have far-reaching consequences on the welfare and livelihoods of millions of Europeans.
European symposium explores design practice research
A recent showcase of practice-based research has brought together over 120 of Europe’s leading practitioners in architecture, urban design, landscape architecture, design and creative art practices.
RMIT climbs global rankings
RMIT has risen to 21st in the world among universities under 50 years old.
RMIT Europe wins EU Horizon 2020 research funds
RMIT Europe has been named a partner in a €2.5 million research project as part of the EU Horizon 2020 (H2020) research and innovation funding scheme.
Game on for sports technology research
RMIT University researchers are putting the “smarts” into sports with leading-edge technologies designed to prevent sporting injuries.
Europe research director to build on innovation
RMIT Europe has appointed media anthropologist Professor Jo Tacchi as its first Director of Research and Innovation, and Deputy to the President.
Symposium explores global culture in Asian cities
A discussion of artistic expressions of global culture in Asian cities has brought together a diverse group of international researchers at RMIT Europe.
Urban Health Working Seminar
Key urban health initiatives are in the spotlight at this upcoming seminar in Barcelona on 5 October 2017.Register to attend Urban Health Working Seminar