Engineering children towards new technologies
Engaging school children in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) will start early at the University of Melbourne with over 300 primary school students visiting the Melbourne School of Engineering over two days.
Truth and Nail
University of Melbourne pollutants expert Professor Anne Steinemann reveals the dark side of the beauty industry in an interview with The Project, pointing to the “toxic trio” of chemicals commonly found in nail products.
The Technical Advance: The ANZAC Centenary Lectures
Join Dean of Engineering Professor Iven Mareels and a panel of experts as they discuss the demands WWI put on the scientific community with Maxine McKew.
Promising startups bound for glory with the Melbourne Accelerator Program
Eight student and alumni entrepreneurial teams have been given a headstart in the competitive global startup world thanks to The Melbourne Accelerator Program’s 2015 Fellowships.
Engineering and IT Information Evening – 15 April
Whether you are interested in a professional qualification, upskilling, or changing study areas, the Melbourne School of Engineering’s masters level courses will give you a competitive edge. Join us at our Graduate Engineering & IT information evening.
New membranes deliver clean water more efficiently
Researchers from the Melbourne School of Engineering at the University of Melbourne, in conjunction with CSIRO, have developed new membranes or micro-filters that will result in clean water in a much more energy efficient manner.
Women in Science & Engineering: lecture and panel discussion with Professor Suzanne Cory
Professor Suzanne Cory will present her acclaimed ‘People for Science’ lecture, discussing the scientific “brain drain” in Australia and the lack of women at science’s highest levels.
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.
Hidden hazards found in green products
Professor Anne Steinemann, from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering, has discovered that common consumer products, including those marketed as ‘green’, ‘all-natural’, ‘non-toxic’, and ‘organic’, emit a range of compounds that could harm human health and air quality.
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.
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