The future of cities

Super investment pathway could close rental supply gap
A groundbreaking report by RMIT researchers outlines a new investment pathway to lift the supply of affordable rental housing.
15/04/2014

New home for urban research
RMIT University has launched a new inter-disciplinary research centre focusing on critical urban issues and sustainable city living.
09/04/2014

Fire frequency curves predict water for Victoria
Research analysing the severity and frequency of bushfires is helping predict their impact on natural water supply catchments.
20/03/2014

Assessing the creativity of cities
Dr Ian McShane knows what makes creative cities tick - and he's putting that knowledge to good use for UNESCO.
28/02/2014

New technique aims to prevent power disasters
A research graduate has developed a way to monitor electrical discharges on power lines, to prevent potentially catastrophic power outages.
14/02/2014

Research to boost energy efficiency of heritage homes
Guidelines developed by RMIT University researchers are helping Victorians improve the energy efficiency of their heritage homes.
13/01/2014

Designing sustainable communities
A passion for sustainability is behind an RMIT researcher's work on the transformation of communities adapting to contemporary challenges.
08/01/2014

European architecture luminaries share PhD research
Some of Europe's top architects and landscape architects have shared insights into their practice and RMIT University doctoral research.
16/12/2013

RMIT helps seaports prepare for climate change
An RMIT University project has developed a prototype tool to help Australian ports factor climate change into their risk management process.
11/12/2013

Solar gives industry the power
Professor Gary Rosengarten's research at RMIT University is making renewable energy sources a viable option for industry.
29/11/2013

Research focus areas

The future of cities is one of RMIT's five research focus areas. Other focus areas are:

Research publications

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