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Indigenous education leader honoured by RMIT

RMIT University

Indigenous education leader Professor Jeannie Herbert AM is one of RMIT’s Outstanding Alumni for 2016. Herbert is the Outstanding Alumni (Australia), while post-conflict community development expert Thao Nguyen Griffiths was awarded the Outstanding Alumnus Award (International). The awards were presented at an exclusive ceremony hosted by RMIT’s Vice-Chancellor and President, Martin Bean CBE, at the National Gallery of Victoria last night. In ... Read More »

EU Commissioner Neelie Kroes at RMIT

RMIT University

European Commission Vice-President Neelie Kroes will give experiences into the repercussions of the late European Parliament races in an exceptional occasion at RMIT University tomorrow (18 June). The decisions bring up numerous issues for Europe, with astounding contrasts in voting examples over the Member States, and an expand in Eurosceptic Members of the European Parliament. · What does this mean ... Read More »

Rapid diagnostic nano-devices advance health

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A new $1.25 million research facility will support the development of cheap, ultra-precise and easy-to-use nano-devices for the rapid diagnosis and detection of health hazards. The Ian Potter NanoBioSensing Facility at RMIT University will be established with the support of a $500,000 Ian Potter Foundation 50thAnniversary Commemorative Grant, announced today. Research projects supported by the new facility include: a nano-device ... Read More »

Volunteers wanted for teen health research

RMIT University

Is there a relationship between chemical exposure and young people’s health, behaviour and brain function? What are the current levels of pesticides and other chemicals in Australian teenagers? An RMIT University research project is seeking volunteers to help increase understanding of these critical issues. Researchers are seeking parents of children aged 14 to 16 for the Children’s Health, Behaviour & ... Read More »

Symposium explores art and the city

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A symposium at RMIT University this month will open and extend dialogue about the role of artistic practice in shaping new ways of impacting and understanding urban change. Speakers at the Transformations: Art and the City symposium on Wednesday, 28 May will explore the role of artists and creative practitioners in the generative character of art in an urban context. ... Read More »

Sculpture from the RMIT Art Collection on show

RMIT Gallery

For the first time key sculptural works from the RMIT University Art Collection will be displayed at RMIT Gallery in an exhibition that showcases important pieces from the past 50 years and beyond. Around 40 hidden treasures, many not seen in public for decades, will be unveiled when the exhibition Revelations: Sculpture From The RMIT Art Collection opens on Friday, ... Read More »

RMIT researchers develop new antibacterial fabric

RMIT University

RMIT researchers have developed a new antibacterial fabric that can kill a range of infectious bacteria, such as E coli, within 10 minutes. The discovery could significantly reduce the risk of deadly hospital-acquired infections and revolutionise the way the medical industry deals with infection control. Secondary infections are a serious and potentially deadly complication for hospital patients. Antibacterial fabrics do ... Read More »

Renowned writer-director Robert Connolly joins RMIT

Robert Connolly

Writer, director and producer Robert Connolly has been appointed Adjunct Professor (Media) at RMIT University. Mr Connolly is one of Australia’s most highly-regarded writing, directing and producing talents, with credits including The Bank, The Boys, Three Dollars, Balibo, Underground: The Julian Assange Story and The Turning. His work has been recognised with numerous awards for film direction, screenwriting and production, ... Read More »

RMIT launches $98 million sustainability project

RMIT University

RMIT University has announced a $98 million plan to cut energy and water use and greenhouse gas emissions – the biggest project of its kind in the southern hemisphere.  RMIT has worked with Siemens and Honeywell over two years to identify opportunities for energy and water savings in 90 buildings in the City, Bundoora and Brunswick. The Sustainable Urban Precincts ... Read More »

RMIT fashion makes global impact with new scholarship

RMIT University students

Iconic French design and retail company DANIEL HECHTER has introduced an annual scholarship for an outstanding student in one of RMIT University’s internationally-recognised fashion programs. The scholarship, awarded through Australian licensee Expedition Apparel, is awarded to the most outstanding second year student from the Associate Degree in Fashion Design and Technology. The scholarship includes a trip to China to experience ... Read More »

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