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Making defence industry partnerships work

Becoming an industry partner of choice requires several key ingredients, writes RMIT aerospace and defence research centre director Professor Michelle Gee.

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Student rocket team wins at national competition

RMIT’s student-led rocket team have been notching up some big achievements, now they’re officially among Australia’s best.

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RMIT voted world’s best geospatial research institute

The university has just been named Geospatial Research Institute of the Year for 2019 by the Geospatial World Forum.

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New labs advance materials, manufacturing and fabrication research

Two new research laboratories at RMIT University’s Melbourne City campus will focus on developing high-performance advanced materials and improving manufacturing and fabrication.

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Universities join forces in advanced manufacturing

RMIT and the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) at the University of Sheffield have entered into a partnership that will see research collaboration and expertise exchange across advanced manufacturing and engineering.

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RMIT lands in Bendigo

RMIT University will expand its flight training school to Bendigo this year, giving more students the opportunity to become fully-qualified, industry-ready pilots.

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3D printed tools cut titanium, win top innovation prize

High strength cutting tools can now be 3D printed, potentially saving time and money for aerospace and Defence manufacturers.

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ATSB and RMIT partner in transport safety investigation

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has announced a strategic partnership with RMIT that will see the University offer Transport Safety Investigator qualifications.

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Centre to help grow Aerospace and Defence Industries

A newly expanded centre at RMIT University is set to support the transformational growth of Australia’s Defence and Aerospace industries.

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Young engineers build ride-on drones to fulfil childhood dreams

RMIT aerospace engineers are building the first Australian single pilot hovercraft for recreational use.

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Industry 4.0 comes to defence

Bold new research shows how sensors and artificial intelligence can revolutionise the way defence technology is managed.

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Water drone nominated for Airshow innovation prize

A waterproof drone that can land on sea has been nominated for a top innovation prize.

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Helping machines speak our language

Researchers have developed technology to detect emotions in human speech, enabling more natural conversations with robots.

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Ships that repair themselves best line of defence

Researchers have developed spray-on technology for repairing navy ships damaged by fire or missile attack.

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New aviation partnership lands in South Australia

RMIT has announced a new aviation training school partnership with Hartwig Air in response to a growing worldwide pilot shortage.

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World’s best drones do battle in Melbourne

The latest in drone technology from around the world has battled it out at RMIT University.

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Drones can now flap wings, ride wind currents like birds

The next generation of unmanned drones will act more like birds than machines, thanks to new research.

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Smart system makes humans and machines better flight partners

RMIT research is helping machines work better with pilots and air traffic controllers.

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Laser-made aircraft parts

Researchers are 3D printing aircraft parts using new laser technology that could transform industry.

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