Molecular mozzarella: What makes mozzarella stretchy?
The secrets of mozzarella cheese are being unravelled by Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering PhD student Anita Pax.
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.
Pitched battle for 3MT success
Congratulations to Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering PhD candidate Steven Harris Wibowo, who competed today in the University of Melbourne’s 2015 Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT) with his three minute research pitch, ‘Can Spiders Save Soldiers?”
New membrane development agreement announced
The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has signed a research collaboration agreement with NuSep Holdings Limited (ASX:NSP) to develop new and improved hydrogel membranes that have greater biocompatibility and use cost effective large-scale manufacturing techniques.
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.
Creative machines on show for Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest
School students from across Victoria brought their engineering a-game to the University of Melbourne this week, battling it out to create the strangest machines possible as part of the Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest.
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