Mapping culture and climatic energy drivers: A new visual library to achieve successful Plus Energy Building design
A new online GIS tool is helping designers, researchers and policymakers to understand how different European climates and cultures can influence energy demand in buildings.
New partnership to boost research and industry exchange in Europe
RMIT University is partnering with Catalonia’s leading research centre to support technology transfer and innovation for industry in Europe.
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.
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.
Meet Sonya Adams: An RMIT alumnus reshaping the energy sector
How can an international oil company transition to low carbon energy with a net zero ambition? RMIT alumnus Sonya Adams, Senior Vice President, Reinvent bp, explains her role in the global company's transformation and her journey from RMIT in Melbourne to where she is today in the UK.
The power of creative practices to drive sustainable socio-ecological transformation
RMIT Europe Research Fellow Cristina Ampatzidou explains her role in the Creative Practices for Transformational Futures (CreaTures) Horizon 2020 project, and how creative practices have the power to drive sustainable socio-ecological change.
Co-creating nanotechnologies with society: GoNano project
RMIT researchers from the recently completed Governing Nanotechnologies Through Societal Engagement (GoNano) Horizon 2020 European research project discuss how the study has shaped them as researchers and put a spotlight on the importance of stakeholder engagement to achieve real world research impact.
RMIT women in STEM: Meet three alumni leaders in Germany
From Melbourne to Munich and beyond, meet three RMIT women working in STEM in Germany: Katharina Ivanenko, Sahana Shivanna and Naghmeh Torabi.
RMIT set to lead a €9 million innovative global doctoral training program in Europe
Taking the top spot with a score of 99% out of over 66 funding proposals in Europe, a €9 million RMIT European Doctoral Innovators (REDI) COFUND proposal has been approved for funding by the European Commission.
Training the next generation of innovative leaders in business and digital transformation: EINST4INE project launch
A new research and innovation project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant scheme is on the search for budding doctoral researchers ready to embrace the fundamental challenges of future industrial systems.
Digital transformation: Key lessons from the pandemic
COVID-19 forced businesses to accelerate the adoption of digital technologies – transforming some organisations forever. RMIT and industry experts reflect on some of the key lessons learnt from the pandemic when it comes to digital transformation.
Meet RMIT’s Senior Industry Fellow in Urban Design, Juan Cortés
Juan Cortés, an urban designer who leads the Cities Studio at AECOM Spain and is a BREEAM® Urbanism Assessor, has been appointed as Senior Industry Fellow in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT University.
The Future is Landscape: report
A new report on the Future is Landscape highlights the importance of our cities’ living structure and the role that open space systems play in people’s health, as well as the living systems of water, vegetation, birds, animals and insects.
The power of research to shape a post-pandemic society
RMIT researchers involved in Europe’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation funding scheme consider aspects of everyday life in a post-pandemic society when it comes to cities, housing, infrastructure and science.
Dame Judith Hackitt awarded Honorary Doctorate for engineering leadership
The global expert has been recognised for her outstanding contributions to the engineering profession and her commitment to public health and safety.
Spotlight on e-scooter safety in Barcelona
An exhibition addressing safety issues caused by e-scooters in Barcelona – developed by RMIT’s School of Design with input from Barcelona City Council – was recently on show as part of a virtual exhibition during Barcelona Design Week 2020.
Industry 4.0 skills report says the future of work is about people and creativity
The Future of Work in the Digital Economy – Developing skills for Industry 4.0 report highlights how the COVID-19 disruption has shown that Industry 4.0 is not only about technology – it’s more about people.
RMIT alumni leaders share their tips for today’s engineering graduates
In a field rapidly changing through digital transformation and automation, today’s engineering graduates must be equipped with both the technical and soft skills needed – and never stop learning.
Making biodiesel from dirty old cooking oil just got way easier
Researchers have developed a powerful, low-cost method for recycling used cooking oil and agricultural waste into biodiesel, and turning food scraps and plastic rubbish into high-value products.