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Research into silver and bacteria awarded ARC funding 25/07/2014
Research to better understand silver resistance in bacteria has received $880,000 in funding from the Australian Research Council.


Alumni are property industry's brightest young stars 23/07/2014
Two RMIT alumni have made Property Australia's top "30 under 30" for their outstanding work in shaping the property industry of the future.


Smart weather prediction system for disasters 21/07/2014
Researchers are developing a smart GPS-based weather prediction system to help reduce the risk and impact of natural disasters.


Cross-Pacific partnership to end Fiji’s water woes 15/07/2014
In a Pacific first, RMIT has collaborated with education and government institutions in Fiji to launch a new training and research hub.


Challenge results in innovative sanitation 14/07/2014
A multi-skilled team from RMIT has competed in Singapore to produce innovative sanitation solutions for the developing world.


Proven innovator in higher education to head RMIT University 10/07/2014
RMIT Chancellor, Dr Ziggy Switkowski AO, is pleased to announce the appointment of Martin Bean as Vice-Chancellor and President of RMIT.


Indian student wins top RMIT research award 10/07/2014
A PhD student from RMIT’s joint research centre in Hyderabad, India, has been awarded a top prize for his work on converting waste to energy.


Students take off on cultural exchange to Japan 07/07/2014
Seven RMIT students have been chosen to represent Australia on a prestigious exchange program to Japan.


The top of tech: Hugh Williams 03/07/2014
Within five years, Dr Hugh Williams went from lecturing at RMIT to working as an eBay executive in Silicon Valley. Here he tells his story.


RMIT experts at MetroAeroSpace conference 02/07/2014
A delegation of RMIT academics has attended the 2014 IEEE Metrology for Aerospace (MetroAeroSpace) conference in Benevento, Italy.