New hub for biomedical engineering research named after inventor of cochlear implant
A new institute that brings together biomedical engineers, clinical researchers and industry partners to develop real-world solutions for public health has been launched.
Damayanthi Herath to attend prestigious women in tech conference
Engineering PhD candidate Damayanthi Herath has secured a scholarship from the Anita Borg Institute (ABI) to attend the 2017 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.
New algorithms help interpret vision loss from digital images
Technology that can take a three-dimensional image of the inside of the human eye is revolutionising eye care.
Melbourne welcomes support for Bionic Vision Technologies
The University of Melbourne has welcomed today’s announcement of a new $18 million (USD) investment in Bionic Vision Technologies (BVT), the commercialisation company of the former Bionic Vision Australia (BVA).
Surgeons gain implant expertise with virtual training
New technology has been developed at the University of Melbourne that allows visiting doctors to practise implanting a cochlear device within a simulated virtual-reality system.
Rehabilitation robotics helps restore movement
Combining mechanical engineering with the mechanics of human movement, researchers at the University of Melbourne are working to help restore mobility to people who have suffered a brain injury.
New computer assisted rehabilitation lab for Melbourne
An agreement has been signed to establish the first Motekforce Link CAREN Extended system in Australia at the University of Melbourne, in a dedicated laboratory for cognitive and neuromuscular research.
Electrical approach triggers new treatments for chronic disease
Known variously as bioelectronics or electroceuticals, emerging therapies that use the electronics or electrical stimulation of the nervous system to treat chronic disease offer exciting potential for improved human health and wellbeing.
Student ingenuity shines at Endeavour exhibition 2016
A battery that charges over wifi is just one of the student inventions launched at the Endeavour Engineering & IT Exhibition 2016, the University of Melbourne’s showcase of Engineering and IT design projects.
Polymer implants provide next generation medical treatments
The potential of miniature implants to deliver controlled doses of medicine over many months is expected to revolutionise health care and improve treatment for an increasingly wide range of conditions over the next decade.
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