Sperm separation to improve IVF success rate
Two University of Melbourne Engineering alumni are giving hope to those planning families; designing a new technique to effectively isolate the best quality sperm.
How could soybeans help heal diabetic ulcers?
‘Loads, Diodes and Cathodes’ Win the 2018 Case Study Competition
Presenting to peers, academics and a panel of industry-based judges on 26 March 2018, over 154 students comprising 33 multidisciplinary teams competed in this year’s Case Study Competition, with ‘Loads, Diodes and Cathodes’ taking home the prize.
Major NHMRC Program Grant unites Australia’s best HIV researchers
Professor Frank Caruso from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is part of a team of leading HIV researchers that was last week awarded $16 million in NHMRC funding.
Debating Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths a hit for girls
A team of six girls from Clifton Hill Primary School has shown off their debating skills, taking home state bragging rights at the Primary School Statewide Tournament, held at the University of Melbourne.
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.
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.
Nano engineered peptide polymers clean up resistant superbugs
Nature’s prowess in making molecules with astounding properties, such as DNA, serves as important inspiration to Professor Greg Qiao, whose laboratory at the University of Melbourne has an impressive track record with synthesising nanomaterials with unusual new capabilities.
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