Orang-utans play video games too, and it can enrich their lives in the zoo
Visiting the orang-utans at the zoo brings us face to face with some of our closest relatives. Moments of connection with these intelligent creatures can be powerfully emotional.
The moral dilemma: Monopoly or Zombies
Dr Marcus Carter, Research Fellow in the Microsoft Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces, says games offer an exciting way to explore your morality in a realistic way. Read more on Pursuit.
Creating healthy buildings for sustainable cities
Professor in Civil Engineering, Chair of Sustainable Cities and internationally recognised expert in engineering and sustainability, Professor Anne Steinemann has committed the last twenty years to creating healthier living and working environments.
Google Anita Borg Scholarship to empower women through technology
Google has awarded Department of Computing Information Systems PhD student Sarah Webber with the Anita Borg Scholarship, recognising her passion to engage women in computer science and technology.
It’s Back to the Future Day today – so what are the next future predictions?
When Doc and Marty travelled forward in time from 1985 and landed the DeLorean on October 21, 2015, they found a world of flying cars, hover boards and 3D holographic technology.
Molecular mozzarella: What makes mozzarella stretchy?
The secrets of mozzarella cheese are being unravelled by Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering PhD student Anita Pax.
Student guest post: Exchange in Beijing
Student Ambassador and Master of Engineering (Biomedical) student Naomi Sutanto reflects on her Globex Summer Semester, a one-month exchange program to Peking University in Beijing, China.
Student guest post: On exchange in Zürich
Student Ambassador and Master of Engineering (Mechanical) student Iona Norton is currently on exchange at ETH Zürich, Switzerland. In this guest post, Iona shares her experiences of winter in Zürich and the life of an exchange student.
Demonstrating our expertise in water
The excellence of water research conducted across the Melbourne School of Engineering (MSE) and the University of Melbourne is well established. Now the breadth of expertise and capacity to tackle major water challenges with industry, government and communities is being demonstrated as well.
Adapting Water Management to Climate Change in India
The long-term impacts of climate change on water security in India and Australia are expected to be significant, in particular, on the hydrologic behaviour of water catchments.
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