Improving health and lifestyle

RMIT awarded $2.36m in ARC Linkage funding
RMIT University has been awarded more than $2.36 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grants.
02/07/2014

Social marketing for road safety in Vietnam
A study on road safety and driver attitudes in Vietnam has uncovered opportunities for changing unsafe behaviour through social marketing.
26/06/2014

Hub advances clinical health research
A new RMIT health sciences hub will support multi-disciplinary clinical research into new treatments for chronic diseases.
05/06/2014

Motor for the mind
It's as wide as a human hair and weighs as much as a grain of salt, but this tiny motor is so powerful it can save lives.
29/05/2014

Striking against stroke
Stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability and the second leading cause of death in Australia.
29/05/2014

A matter of choice
Aaron has hopes and dreams. He dreams of being a dancer. He hopes to save enough money to go to Africa and to get his bathroom renovated.
29/05/2014

Going organic for one week cuts pesticide exposure: study
Eating a mainly organic diet for just seven days can reduce pesticide exposure in adults by almost 90 per cent, researchers have found.
29/05/2014

Cell mate
Exciting new findings by an RMIT researcher could see vast improvements in cancer treatment.
29/05/2014

New antibacterial fabric could revolutionise infection control
RMIT researchers have developed a new antibacterial fabric that can kill a range of infectious bacteria, such as E coli, within 10 minutes.
06/05/2014

Researchers offer a new view on nanosafety
RMIT researchers are pioneering new imaging techniques to examine the safety implications of nanotechnology.
28/04/2014

Research focus areas

Improving health and lifestyle is one of RMIT's five research focus areas. Other focus areas are:

Research publications

View academic publications on the RMIT Research Repository.