BioDesign Innovation: Medtech startup success for Melbourne School of Engineering alumni
NAVi Medical Technologies, a startup co-founded by Melbourne School of Engineering and Melbourne Business School alumni, has received more than $200,000 in support for its development of a medical device that aims to improve health outcomes for critically ill newborns.
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.
Sandra Kentish and MSE alumni recognised on the Most Innovative Engineers list from Create Magazine
Professor Sandra Kentish, the Head of the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, has been named as one of thirty of Australia’s Most Innovative Engineers in create magazine, the flagship publication of Engineers Australia.
Indigenous high school students get hands on with biomedical engineering
The University of Melbourne’s biomedical engineering precinct will showcase some of its world-leading research to this year’s Victorian Indigenous Engineering Winter School (VIEWS) cohort.
New hub for biomedical engineering research named after inventor of cochlear implant
A new institute that brings together biomedical engineers, clinical researchers and industry partners to develop real-world solutions for public health has been launched.
Damayanthi Herath to attend prestigious women in tech conference
Engineering PhD candidate Damayanthi Herath has secured a scholarship from the Anita Borg Institute (ABI) to attend the 2017 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.
New algorithms help interpret vision loss from digital images
Technology that can take a three-dimensional image of the inside of the human eye is revolutionising eye care.
Melbourne welcomes support for Bionic Vision Technologies
The University of Melbourne has welcomed today’s announcement of a new $18 million (USD) investment in Bionic Vision Technologies (BVT), the commercialisation company of the former Bionic Vision Australia (BVA).
Surgeons gain implant expertise with virtual training
New technology has been developed at the University of Melbourne that allows visiting doctors to practise implanting a cochlear device within a simulated virtual-reality system.
Rehabilitation robotics helps restore movement
Combining mechanical engineering with the mechanics of human movement, researchers at the University of Melbourne are working to help restore mobility to people who have suffered a brain injury.
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