Libra is just the beginning
Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra, which is expected to be rolled out in early 2020, is just the beginning of corporation-led global economic infrastructures according to leading blockchain researchers.
Indigenous Australian artwork in the spotlight at major European festival
Indigenous designs by an RMIT alumnus are being used for official RMIT merchandise as part of the Grec Festival of Barcelona – the city's annual theatre, dance, music and circus festival.
From Bauhaus to Brauhaus
RMIT students have joined the celebrations for 100 years of Bauhaus – the German art, architecture and design movement – by creating a pop-up micro brewery in Cologne, Germany with students from Köln International School of Design.
RMIT ranks among world’s best for impact
RMIT has ranked 13th in the world for its efforts to reduce inequality within and among countries (SDG 10) in the Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings released today.
The blockchain economy: Insights from global experts
Leading European and Australian experts shared their insights on the disruption that blockchain is delivering to industry, the public sector and the legal ecosystem at a recent RMIT University blockchain seminar in Europe.
Blockchain set to enable better land management systems
Blockchain could provide greater legal security and contribute to the economic and social development of countries with limited land management systems according to RMIT property law experts.
A sustainable future is in our hands
From climate science to agricultural upcycling, and food packaging to urban farming, meet four researchers from around the world working towards a sustainable future.
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.
Blazing a trail for innovation
RMIT’s Professor Anne-Laure Mention looks beyond theories to understand the practice of incorporating innovation and knowledge transfer, as it unfolds in business and wider society.
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 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.
Spotlight on the future of global experiences in higher education
The changing world of work calls for innovation, creativity and flexibility in the way people and projects connect globally.
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.
Urban futures specialist joins RMIT Europe
RMIT's European hub has welcomed Gareth Macnaughton, a European innovation and research manager, to its urban futures innovation program.
RMIT students study the audience experience at global festival Sónar+D
The way people experience festivals, such as how they move across different spaces and engage with technology, was recently examined by students as part of an RMIT and UOC summer school in Barcelona.
RMIT takes centre stage at international technology and creativity conference
With expert presentations and a new summer school, RMIT is in the spotlight at Sónar+D, an international conference held in Barcelona where technology and creativity converge.
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.
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 co-chairs global network for gender equality in the media
Gender equality in and through the media is the focus of a UNESCO-supported global collaboration between RMIT University and eighteen other universities.
Focus on employment pathways for vulnerable groups in Europe
RMIT’s Louise Robinson is studying community and government programs that provide access to education and employment for vulnerable groups in Spain and the UK.
Spotlight on Industry 4.0
A shift in the way education is delivered is just one of the impacts of the digitisation of manufacturing and the new industrial revolution known as Industry 4.0.
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.
Gentrification and local democracy in Europe: Q&A with Kristin Reichborn-Kjennerud
Kristin Reichborn-Kjennerud, visiting scholar to RMIT's Centre for Urban Research, discusses urban development and the need for social mobilisation to address challenges faced by city residents.