Student guest post: Stepping outside the lecture theatre
After seeing the sights in Europe, Master of Engineering (Biomedical) student Naomi Sutanto was uneasy about returning home and falling back into the same routine. However, determined to make the most of her final year, Naomi soon found a variety of unique opportunities around the campus.
University-led initiatives alleviate STEM gender imbalance
Recent government figures reveal sixty per cent of tertiary graduates last year were women, yet gender imbalance within the STEM industry persists.
Marita Cheng develops AI to help the blind experience the world
Melbourne School of Engineering alumna Marita Cheng is working in Silicon Valley on a new app that allows blind people to identify the world directly in front of them using machine vision technology.
Student guest post: Getting involved with Engineers Without Borders
Master of Engineering (Civil) student Alexandra Weisenberger shares what it’s like to be involved in an organisation that is using engineering to make the world a better place.
Air-travel innovator joins Melbourne to address big challenges
The University of Melbourne is responding to modern engineering challenges with the recent appointment of Professor Richard Sandberg from the UK, an expert in making air travel faster and cheaper.
Student guest post: Lost in Delft
Student ambassador and Master of Engineering (Biomedical) student Naomi Sutanto continues her study abroad journey, this time exploring the beautiful Netherlands .
Engineering and IT research gets $1.5m boost
Cleaner, greener 5G wireless networks and a revolutionary method for targeting the delivery of drugs to diseased cells are just some of the major engineering and IT industry partnership projects that have been greenlit at the University of Melbourne thanks to the Australian Research Council’s Linkage grants for 2015.
Student guest post: Kicking goals on campus
With a passion for soccer, Master of Engineering Management student Victor Cabrera reveals the best ways to become involved with sport on campus.
Menzies Foundation is looking for the next generation of leaders
The Menzies Foundation is looking for outstanding engineers who are shaping to become the next generation of leaders, offering the prestigious Menzies Scholarship to students undertaking postgraduate study overseas.
Iven Mareels and Stan Skafidas in Engineers Australia’s Top 100
Dean of Engineering, Professor Iven Mareels and Centre for Neural Engineering Director, Professor Stan Skafidas have been named in Engineers Australia’s Top 100 Most Influential Engineers for 2015.
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