Australian-first CAREN laboratory launched last week
An Australian-first state of the art Virtual Reality (VR) biomechanical facility that is vastly improving our understanding of human movement and how to treat and prevent injuries was launched last week.
Major NHMRC Program Grant unites Australia’s best HIV researchers
Professor Frank Caruso from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is part of a team of leading HIV researchers that was last week awarded $16 million in NHMRC funding.
Personalised epilepsy seizure prediction a possibility with AI
The idea of personalised seizure prediction for epilepsy is closer to becoming a reality thanks to new research published today by the University of Melbourne and IBM Research-Australia.
Engineers awarded HealthTech Innovation Challenge prize to take their products to market
An entrepreneurial team from the Melbourne School of Engineering has used shipping industry technology to develop a robot to aid the rehabilitation of stroke patients. The team, ReCubit, was this week awarded $20,000 from the Graeme Clark Institute’s HealthTech Innovation Challenge.
Debating Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths a hit for girls
A team of six girls from Clifton Hill Primary School has shown off their debating skills, taking home state bragging rights at the Primary School Statewide Tournament, held at the University of Melbourne.
A new home for biomedical engineering teaching and research excellence
The Melbourne School of Engineering has officially launched the new Department of Biomedical Engineering, bringing together expertise from leading researchers in fields such as mechanical, electrical and chemical engineering, as well as medicine and mathematics.
BioDesign Innovation: Medtech startup success for Melbourne School of Engineering alumni
NAVi Medical Technologies, a startup co-founded by Melbourne School of Engineering and Melbourne Business School alumni, has received more than $200,000 in support for its development of a medical device that aims to improve health outcomes for critically ill newborns.
University of Melbourne moves up to 32 in Times Higher Education rankings
The University of Melbourne has climbed to 32nd in the world, and number 1 in Australia according to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. The latest news sees the University of Melbourne moving up from its ranking of 33 in 2016.
Sandra Kentish and MSE alumni recognised on the Most Innovative Engineers list from Create Magazine
Professor Sandra Kentish, the Head of the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, has been named as one of thirty of Australia’s Most Innovative Engineers in create magazine, the flagship publication of Engineers Australia.
Indigenous high school students get hands on with biomedical engineering
The University of Melbourne’s biomedical engineering precinct will showcase some of its world-leading research to this year’s Victorian Indigenous Engineering Winter School (VIEWS) cohort.
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