An open letter from scientists on the Murray-Darling Basin
The recent ABC Four Corners program ‘Cash Splash’ portrayed implementation of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan as a “failure and a farce”, asserting that it constituted a gross waste of public money and was producing little to no benefit.
Gender diversity & the Melbourne School of Engineering: IWD2018
“How can we solve the complex problems that society throws at us when we don’t have a diverse cohort of people addressing these problems from every conceivable angle?”
Digital media are changing the face of buildings, and urban policy needs to change with them
Architecture has opportunities that it never had before, and urban policy needs to keep up with these developments. Niels Wouters from the Microsoft Research Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces discusses.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Why and how businesses should protect against data breaches from within
To protect both themselves and their customers, companies need to secure their data. By Craig Horne, Strategic Information Security Consultant and PhD researcher in the School of Computing and Information Systems
Inflight Wi-Fi highlights challenges of satellite broadband delivery on land and in the sky
Inflight internet services will use the same satellites that deliver broadband to remote Australia. What will the demand on this service mean for internet customers on land and in the air? The Conversation
Australians could get faster broadband with more kerbside NBN connections
The latest complaints about the National Broadband Network (NBN), including concerns about slow download speeds and frequent dropouts, show that all is not well with the NBN. The Conversation
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