Category Archives: RMIT summer podcasts

From Boort to Monash: science in the city

It can be tough for science students and staff in the bush, where subjects and facilities are often limited.

That’s why, since 2011, the John Monash Science School has been operating a regional exchange program, taking them out of the country and giving them a fresh taste of science.

It’s a long way from Boort to Monash…but these students say it’s worth the effort.

Free oxygen to treat pneumonia in the developing world

Oxygen is often necessary in the treatment of pneumonia, which is one of the biggest killers in the world.

But many developing countries lack the electricity and technology to produce high quality oxygen.

FREO2, or Free Reusable Energy Oxygen, is a device designed by three Melburnians aimed to remove this problem.