RMIT University

RMIT University (officially the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) is an Australian public university located in Melbourne, Victoria. It has two branches, referred to as RMIT University in Australia and RMIT International University in Vietnam. RMIT was founded in 1887 by prominent grazier and philanthropist, The Hon. Francis Ormond. It is the third-oldest higher education provider in the state of Victoria and the seventh-oldest in Australia. Its foundation campus "RMIT City" is located at the northern end of the Melbourne CBD. RMIT was awarded royal patronage in 1954, and is the only Australian university to have received the honour. According to the THES - QS World University Rankings in 2009, RMIT is ranked in the top 10 universities in Australia. It is included in the top 100 universities in the World for producing work-ready graduates, and is one of 20 institutes of technology that feature in the listing. It has an internationally recognised reputation for advertising, architecture, art, business, communication, design, engineering and technology.

Address
Tan Phong Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Vietnam
Website
http://www.rmit.edu.au/
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Psychology & Psychiatry

Scientists use phone movement to predict personality types

RMIT University researchers have used data from mobile phone accelerometers—the tiny sensors tracking phone movement for step-counting and other apps—to predict people's personalities.

Psychology & Psychiatry

VR lullaby machine shown to induce tranquil pre-sleep states

Designed by PluginHUMAN art duo, Dr. Betty Sargeant and Justin Dwyer, the system involves an interactive bed and ambient music controlled by the artists, and kaleidoscopic visuals controlled by the user with their own brainwaves, ...

Genetics

Research confirms gut-brain connection in autism

People with autism often suffer from gut problems, but nobody has known why. Researchers have now discovered the same gene mutations—found both in the brain and the gut—could be the cause.

Neuroscience

Sleep apnea creates gaps in life memories: study

People with sleep apnea struggle to remember details of memories from their own lives, potentially making them vulnerable to depression, new research has shown.

Medical research

Gas sensing gut pill beats breath test diagnosis

New trials of a breakthrough swallowable sensor have revealed the device is 3,000 times more accurate than current technology used to diagnose many gut disorders.

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