Sustainability and climate change challenges

RMIT launches $98 million sustainability program
RMIT has launched a $98 million urban sustainability plan - the biggest program of its kind in the southern hemisphere.
07/04/2014

Disaster resilience in focus
RMIT researchers will focus on building the nation's resilience to natural disasters, supported by $2.75 million in funding grants.
04/04/2014

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

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

Proton flow battery advances hydrogen power
Researchers have developed a concept hydrogen battery based simply on storing protons produced by splitting water.
06/02/2014

Improving agriculture to fight Filipino poverty
Researchers will examine how improving agriculture can cut poverty in conflict areas of The Philippines, thanks to a $1.4 million grant.
03/02/2014

Himalaya flowers reveal role of bees in evolutionary change
A study co-authored by an RMIT researcher has shown how flowers have evolved their colours to attract bees as pollinators in the Himalayas.
20/01/2014

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

Art exhibition explores weather and climate change
Artworks inspired by a residency in Iceland are part of an exhibition exploring climate change by RMIT University's Professor Lesley Duxbury.
06/01/2014

Research focus areas

Sustainability and climate change challenges is one of RMIT's five research focus areas. Other focus areas are:

Research publications

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