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.
MSE hosts successful workshop on recycled materials for civil engineering
Academics from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering hosted a successful workshop discussing using sustainable and recycled materials in civil engineering projects.
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.
Melbourne to lead new research network to address the Asia-Pacific housing crisis
Engineers from the University of Melbourne will lead a new international research network to address the housing crisis in the Asia-Pacific region through the development of affordable and sustainable housing solutions.
It may not be beautiful but the new ten dollar note is pretty secure
The new series of Australian banknotes are not a designer’s dream but they are the strongest yet in terms of preventing counterfeiting. Professor David Solomon from the Department of Chemical Engineering writes for The Conversation, along with Swinburne’s Professor Tom Spurling.
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.
How diseases can be targeted using nanotechnology and why it’s difficult
The engineering of nanoparticles for biomedical applications remains challenging, particularly when moving from the test tube to biological environments. Dr Mattias Björnmalm and Professor Frank Caruso discuss.
Researchers turning waste glass into stronger and more affordable concrete
A team from the Melbourne School of Engineering led by Associate Professor Tuan Ngo has developed a lightweight prefabricated concrete material that is stronger and cheaper than traditional concrete.
Is technology addiction the same as drug addiction?
Dr Greg Wadley from the School of Computing and Information Systems discusses how technology can change a user’s mental and emotional state.
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