An integrative approach to guide the multi-billion dollar FinTech industry
RMIT University’s Professor Anne-Laure Mention examines the future challenges and limitations of financial technology and advocates for coherent efforts to shape the future of FinTech research, policy and practice.
Insect wings inspire new ways to fight superbugs
Scientists have revealed how nanomaterials inspired by insect wings are able to destroy bacteria on contact.
Tackling turbulent times: The transformation of the aviation sector
There's no question of the global impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the aviation sector, being one of the first sectors to bear the brunt of the crisis as the pandemic evolved.
RMIT awarded ‘HR Excellence in Research’ in Europe
RMIT has been awarded the European Commission’s ‘HR Excellence in Research’, becoming the first Australian institution to be recognised in the prestigious program.
A focus on liveability: What can we learn from Barcelona’s superblocks?
With its high population density and compact built environment, the Catalan capital is employing nature-based solutions to tackle typical urban challenges and improve the life of its inhabitants.
Meet RMIT’s Adjunct Professor in Interior Design, Tüüne-Kristin Vaikla
Tüüne-Kristin Vaikla, founder and partner at Vaikla Studio and a member of the Advisory Board of the Estonian Association of Interior Architects, is also Adjunct Professor in Interior Design at RMIT.
Global 3D printing partnership to boost local manufacturing
RMIT University is partnering with Europe’s leading 3D printing institute to support the transformation of Australian manufacturing.
RMIT named a partner in a new European research project on rail cybersecurity
The SAFETY4RAILS research project, which has received €7.7 million from the European Union’s prestigious Horizon 2020 funding scheme, is set to increase the safety and recovery of track-based inter-city railway and intra-city metro transportation from cyber and/or physical attacks.
How does our brain fold? Study reveals new genetic insights
New research is helping unlock the mystery of how the brain folds as a baby develops in the womb – a process critical to healthy brain function.
Australia’s international partnerships in time of uncertainty
With the focus on economic recovery, Trump, Brexit and Australia’s trade negotiations with Europe and the United Kingdom are all reshaping our future.
What’s the future of work in the digital economy? Global experts share insights on skills needs for Industry 4.0
The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a rapid acceleration of the digitalisation of industry like never before.
How the battle to survive shapes ageing immune cells
New research shows older immune cells have to fight just to survive, in a study that overturns previous thinking and sheds light on how ageing affects the immune system.
Muscle tech: Sleep apnea therapeutic showcased at global biotech event
A world-first therapeutic for treating sleep apnea and a range of other weak muscle conditions will be unveiled this month at global biotech innovation event, BIO Digital.
RMIT set to lead an innovative European Training Network for industrial digital transformation
The new PhD program is expected to produce a new generation of high performing early stage researchers in innovation and technology management able to embrace the major challenges of future industrial systems.
New digital tool provides green solutions for city planners
A European funded research project has released an online decision-making tool to identify suitable Nature-Based Solutions according to a city’s specific environmental challenges
Australian and UK urban experts partner to build better cities
A new project brings together Australian and UK urban experts to virtually model and test the benefits of transport planning in creating healthier and sustainable cities across both countries.
Team Australia wins world’s first AI Eurovision song contest
An Australian tune written using artificial intelligence has claimed first prize in a new international song competition.
New thinking: changing tack in the fight against viral infections
As the coronavirus pandemic highlights our deep vulnerability to novel viruses, researchers are bringing new ways of thinking to the development of desperately needed anti-viral treatments.
Coronavirus could be a catalyst for change and innovation
While the world reels from the impacts of the pandemic, one expert believes now more than ever we have the opportunity to prioritise collaborative innovation that puts people before profit.
Dry lakes and rivers release more CO2 than thought
A major study spanning six continents reveals that greenhouse gas emissions from dry inland waterways have been significantly underestimated.