Worawa drone exercise teaches students science and numeracy
Indigenous school students from Worawa Aboriginal College in Healesville have learned how drones can assist rangers in remote communities in an exercise led by researchers from the University of Melbourne’s School of Computing and Information Systems (CIS).
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.
Rajkumar Buyya takes out leading Australia and New Zealand research award
Professor Rajkumar Buyya from the Department of Computing and Information Systems has been awarded the 2017 Scopus Researcher Award for Excellence in Innovative Research for Australia and New Zealand.
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.
Australians left to monitor their own NBN broadband speeds
How do consumers know if they will be getting the high-speed NBN connection they were promised? Professor Thas Nirmalathas discusses.
Is technology addiction the same as drug addiction?
Dr Greg Wadley from the School of Computing and Information Systems discusses how technology can change a user’s mental and emotional state.
Satisfaction score to improve quality of internet search results
With a billion internet queries a day processed by search engines, such as Google and Bing, the amount of data captured about how people search the internet is almost unimaginable.
Melbourne to Lead New Academic Centre of Cyber Security Excellence
The University of Melbourne is one of two institutions chosen to lead the Federal Government’s efforts to build the cyber security expertise and job-ready skills needed by Australian industries.
University of Melbourne to lead new ARC Training Centre in Cognitive Computing for Medical Technologies
The University of Melbourne will partner with IBM Research to launch a new Training Centre in Cognitive Computing for Medical Technologies thanks to $4.1m in funding from the Australian Research Council.
New algorithms help interpret vision loss from digital images
Technology that can take a three-dimensional image of the inside of the human eye is revolutionising eye care.
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