New project aims to improve life for mobility-impaired people
“This project truly delivers an immediate social impact that will fill an urgent gap in the current mobility and orientation space.”
‘Loads, Diodes and Cathodes’ Win the 2018 Case Study Competition
Presenting to peers, academics and a panel of industry-based judges on 26 March 2018, over 154 students comprising 33 multidisciplinary teams competed in this year’s Case Study Competition, with ‘Loads, Diodes and Cathodes’ taking home the prize.
Tansu Alpcan awarded seed funding for interdisciplinary research
Associate Professor Tansu Alpcan from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering has been awarded a seed funding grant of $75,000 from Northrop Grumman Corporation to work on an interdisciplinary research collaboration.
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.
International workshop on powering communities to promote equality
More than 40 academics, engineers and government leaders from Asia will gather at the University of Melbourne this week to examine how renewable energy technologies and systems can reduce poverty, address social inclusion and improve gender balance.
Public Lecture: Keeping the green lights on – Professor Pierluigi Mancarella
Can renewable energy meet our environmental responsibilities and still be affordable and secure? Join Professor Pierluigi Mancarella in this free public lecture.
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.
Professor Iven Mareels wins Control Engineering Textbook Prize
Dean of the Melbourne School of Engineering, Professor Iven Mareels has won the the 2017 Harold Chestnut Control Engineering Textbook Prize.
Australians left to monitor their own NBN broadband speeds
How do consumers know if they will be getting the high-speed NBN connection they were promised? Professor Thas Nirmalathas discusses.
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