Four reasons to apply for the Melbourne Accelerator Program
Ivan Lim is the co-founder of designer furniture company Brosa, one of the startups selected for the 2014 Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP). In this guest post he discusses his experience taking part in MAP, and why you should apply.
Prestigious US Bioengineering award to Professor Graeme Clark for Cochlear implant
Professor Graeme Clark AC from the University of Melbourne is the first Australian to receive the US Russ Prize for an outstanding achievement in bioengineering innovation that is in widespread use to improve health and well-being: the cochlear implant.
Sir Paul Nurse to give 2015 Graeme Clark Oration
The 2015 Graeme Clark Oration will be delivered by Nobel Prize winner and one of the world’s most influential scientists, Sir Paul Nurse on Tuesday 10 March 2015.
Dean’s Public Lecture – STEM Education: Underpinning our Innovation System
Despite the vital role STEM is set to play in our future, there is a continual decline in tertiary participation in key STEM subjects.Victorian Lead Scientist Leonie Walsh explores this complex issue in her public lecture, ‘STEM Education: Underpinning our Innovation System’.
Generous gift fires up engineering innovation in healthcare
A $5 million donation to the University of Melbourne’s Centre for Neural Engineering (CfNE) will provide critical funds to advance links between life sciences, engineering and physical sciences and drive the next wave of medical breakthroughs in Australia.
Nanoscale technology for better drug delivery
Professor Frank Caruso leads a research group at the University of Melbourne which is taking steps along the path toward targeted drug delivery by engineering nanoparticles.
Student project to help Nepalese women takes out national awards
A team of University of Melbourne first year students has taken out two prestigious awards at the national Engineers Without Borders Challenge with a project that aims to improve the lives of women in rural Nepal.
Health advice from online forums putting people at risk
Unvalidated health information received from online forums could be placing people at risk according to recently published research from the University of Melbourne.
Modelling the Visual Cortex with Parvin Zarei
Parvin Zarei, Biomedical Engineering PhD student at the University of Melbourne, is modelling how the visual cortex perceives motion transparency with Bionic Vision Australia. For her PhD, Parvin is creating a model to understand how the visual cortex, the part of the brain that enables us to see the world around us, interprets motion transparency.
MSE hosts leading international engineering education conference
Students and academics from Asia, Australia and Oceania will come together to work on potential engineering collaborations and exchange big ideas at the Asia-Oceania Top University League on Engineering, which the Melbourne School of Engineering hosts from 26 – 28 November.
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