How do we make ethical cities?
As cities around world transition to a low carbon future, how do we ensure our places and communities remain fair for all? Experts in Australia, Europe and the UK share their insights on how cities can approach a decarbonised future in an ethically informed way.
Digital transformation for SMEs: report
A new report on the digital transformation of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) explores the opportunities, challenges and benefits that digitalisation presents.
Top three skills needed for a career in green and clean energy
Leaders from RMIT’s global alumni community shared their insights on the skills needed in the renewable energy sector at a recent RMIT global career webinar.
RMIT architecture expertise helping to shape urban recovery of London’s Royal Docks
For RMIT’s Tom Holbrook, London’s Royal Docks are a testbed for an ecological urbanism that accelerates an equitable recovery from COVID-19 and addresses the climate emergency.
Space Industry Hub set to launch Victorian expertise into global markets
A new Space Industry Hub at RMIT will connect local business and research to global opportunities in space technology.
Flying the flag for diversity
RMIT alumnus Björn Jahncke works as a project and change management consultant at Lufthansa Systems in Germany where he also volunteers as team lead for partnerships for Diversifly – Lufthansa Group’s LGBTIQA+ network.
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.