The Whey to Go: Rethinking waste from yoghurt production
Dr George Chen has developed a way to recover and use ingredients from acid whey, a major by-product of yoghurt production, creating a commercial solution to a growing environmental concern.
Killing Superbugs with Star-Shaped Polymers instead of Antibiotics
Tiny, star-shaped molecules are effective at killing bacteria that can no longer be killed by current antibiotics, new research shows.
Chemical Engineering students take out KBR prize for best final year project
A team of students from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has won the national KBR Student Design Prize for 2016.
Engineering and IT PhD research on show for 3 Minute Thesis
Two Melbourne School of Engineering PhD students took to the stage and pitched their research projects for the University of Melbourne 3 Minute Thesis Grand Final on Thursday 8 September.
Honorary researcher leads cornea implant technology breakthrough
A Melbourne research team has made an important breakthrough in the treatment of blindness, after successfully growing and implanting corneal cells.
Girton Grammar takes top honours in 2016 Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest
Girton Grammar has brought home the glory in this year’s Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest, with their creative contraption designed to water a plant.
Fresh Science and fresh start for new and emerging scientists
Two researchers from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering were successful in this year’s round of Fresh Science.
Professor David Solomon awarded Companion of the Order of Australia
Emeritus Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, David Solomon has been recognised in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours, where he has been named a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC).
Ten exciting new startups supported through the 2016 Melbourne Accelerator Program
The University of Melbourne’s Startup Accelerator, the Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP) has seen record numbers of entries and the largest ever intake into the prestigious startup program.
Melbourne chemical engineering students claim Pratt Prize victory
A team of students from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has taken out the 2016 Pratt Prize for the best Chemical Engineering Design Project in Victoria.
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