16 September 2015
RMIT’s Urban Futures Competition showcased the ideas of Victorian High School students surrounding the development of vibrant, liveable cities.
20 August 2015
A community resilience model developed by RMIT researchers has exposed an invisible layer of socially vulnerable and disadvantaged people that will be hit hard by climate change.
13 July 2015
RMIT University has been awarded more than $1.8million in Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project Grants.
15 June 2015
The Centre for Urban Research at RMIT University seeks highly capable and motivated applicants for a post-doctoral position in Urban Research based at RMIT Europe in Barcelona, Spain.
01 May 2015
Ecological gems have been uncovered in Melbourne’s parks during a campaign that involved “citizen scientists” capturing and recording the city’s biodiversity.
25 March 2015
The Victorian free public WiFi initiative is an unknown commodity but the potential benefits could be great for all Victorians, according to RMIT researchers.
16 March 2015
Wild camels could provide a sustainable resource for drought-affected farmers, according to the winner of this year’s RMIT Green Innovators competition.
09 March 2015
Research into the way cities do – or do not – work can make a critical contribution to urban policy and practice.
06 March 2015
RMIT has announced the latest recipients of its Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellowships, with 12 outstanding researchers making an impact in fields ranging from sleep disorders to nanotechnology.
25 February 2015
Improving how cities work is critical for Australia's future, according to the new director of RMIT's Centre for Urban Research (CUR), Professor Jago Dodson.
16 February 2015
An international planning expert has called for academics to engage more deeply with planning practitioners to help improve major urban projects such as Melbourne’s Docklands.
21 January 2015
Research with parents reveals that many household routines are unlikely to shift in response to cost-reflective tariffs such as time-of-use (TOU).
19 January 2015
RMIT researchers will study public WiFi data security and legal risks for consumers in Australia following a recent grant success.
12 January 2015
We are seeing oil prices tumble, dipping to less than US$50 a barrel, half the price of a year ago.
25 November 2014
Community concern can be ignored when government considers transport planning, but one RMIT researcher is delving deeper into the issue.
17 November 2014
Temporary pop-up parks and green spaces have long been considered the playthings of the inner-city hipster.
10 November 2014
RMIT researchers have been awarded $6.37 million in funding, in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding schemes.
07 November 2014
Politicians are indispensable when it comes to public transport planning, according to the audience at the Inaugural Paul Mees Debate.
08 October 2014
A visiting delegation has told of the great urban challenges Ethiopia faces due to rapid population growth, during a presentation at RMIT.
01 October 2014
Families around Australia are needed to take part in RMIT research to better understand how electricity is used in households with children.
15 April 2014
A ground-breaking report by RMIT researchers outlines a new investment pathway to lift the supply of affordable rental housing.
09 April 2014
RMIT University has launched a new inter-disciplinary research centre focusing on critical urban issues and sustainable city living.
28 February 2014
Dr Ian McShane knows what makes creative cities tick - and he's putting that knowledge to good use for UNESCO.