Engineering and IT students showcase their futuristic innovations
Melbourne School of Engineering students today showcased their diverse and impressive creations as a culmination of their years’ work in an exhibition called Endeavour.
The STEM Six: the best of STEM this week (September 14 2018)
Sit back, relax, and have a read through six of the best stories in STEM from the past seven days.
The STEM Six: the best of STEM this week (September 7 2018)
Elevators to space, renewable hydrogen and a nanoscale discovery that’s quite a big deal; there was a lot going in the world of science, engineering and technology this week.
The STEM Six: the best of STEM this week (August 31 2018)
Here are a few of the stories from science, technology, engineering and mathematics that caught our attention over the last week.
The STEM Six: the best of STEM this week (July 20 2018)
Our latest STEM story round-up has a strong computing theme, with everything from the world’s longest-surviving computer to using AI to address child poverty.
Leading Human Computer Interaction researcher to receive honorary award and to present free lecture at Melbourne
Leading Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) researcher, Professor Ben Shneiderman from the University of Maryland, will this year be awarded a prestigious Doctor of Engineering (Honoris Causa) from the University of Melbourne. He will also present a free public lecture on 14 December.
Worawa drone exercise teaches students science and numeracy
Indigenous school students from Worawa Aboriginal College in Healesville have learned how drones can assist rangers in remote communities in an exercise led by researchers from the University of Melbourne’s School of Computing and Information Systems (CIS).
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.
Rajkumar Buyya takes out leading Australia and New Zealand research award
Professor Rajkumar Buyya from the Department of Computing and Information Systems has been awarded the 2017 Scopus Researcher Award for Excellence in Innovative Research for Australia and New Zealand.
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.
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