The jaws of life
How a mechanical engineer and a surgeon used cutting edge 3D printing technology to create a working body part that will improve the quality of life for thousands.
For your ears only
Intelligent headphones are the future of listening, and young Melbourne researchers are leading their development.
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Factory of ideas open at the Endeavour Engineering & IT Exhibition 2015
An e-tool that allows visually impaired people to detect hazards and obstacles is just one of the student inventions that will be launched at the Endeavour Engineering & IT Exhibition 2015, the University of Melbourne’s showcase of design projects on show from 11.30am tomorrow (Thursday October 22).
Melbourne researchers create hope for sufferers of inflammatory bowel disease
Melbourne researchers are creating hope for sufferers of inflammatory bowel diseases, one of the damaging side effects of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Student guest post: How to apply for vacation work
In between study, work and extra-curricular commitments, finding time to apply for vacation work is no easy task. To save you time, our Master of Engineering (Chemical with Business) student Justin Moscatelli reveals his tips for applying for vacation work.
3D Printing Showcase: 9 October 2015
Discover how new technology is shaping our world and meet with the people who are making it happen at the third annual 3D Printing Showcase.
Melbourne now in global top 20 for Engineering and Technology
The University of Melbourne has jumped five places in the latest QS World University Rankings by Faculty and is now 18th in the world for Engineering and Technology for 2015 – 2016.
Down the drain: we need to rethink how we clean our homes
Individually, we use thousands of chemicals in our households and very few of us think about whether they are harming the environment. But the simple act of shampooing and conditioning our hair, even with green products, results in more than 30 chemicals being washed into our sewers.
‘Bandage’ program helps stick DNA sequences back together to win 2015 iAwards
Master of Science (Bioinformatics) student Ryan Wick has won the national iAwards in the graduate student category, for his innovative software program that he has been using to analyse antibiotic resistance in bacteria, such as Salmonella.
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