IT students off to the USA after claiming national Imagine Cup prize
A group of University of Melbourne IT students will be flown to Microsoft headquarters in Seattle this year after taking out the Australian final of the Microsoft Imagine Cup.
Why and how businesses should protect against data breaches from within
To protect both themselves and their customers, companies need to secure their data. By Craig Horne, Strategic Information Security Consultant and PhD researcher in the School of Computing and Information Systems
Surgeons gain implant expertise with virtual training
New technology has been developed at the University of Melbourne that allows visiting doctors to practise implanting a cochlear device within a simulated virtual-reality system.
Online community designed to support mental health for young people
Computing specialists and mental health professionals are collaborating to create a confidential online community that they hope can provide much-needed support for young people recovering from mental illness.
Celebrating our 800th PhD completion for 2016
Congratulations to Maria Alejandra Rodriguez Sossa from the Melbourne School of Engineering’s Department of Computing and Information Systems, who recently became the 800th graduate research candidate for the year to complete her PhD.
Data contrasting highlights changing use of city
Improved traffic management and targeted public transport services are the focus of new algorithms being developed to draw meaning from the mountains of data now available about where we travel, how, and when.
Student ingenuity shines at Endeavour exhibition 2016
A battery that charges over wifi is just one of the student inventions launched at the Endeavour Engineering & IT Exhibition 2016, the University of Melbourne’s showcase of Engineering and IT design projects.
Augmented reality brings new life to retail
Augmented reality can bring a whole new experience to the purchase of clothing, but storytelling skills can add a crucial link when using this technology to connect place and culture for customers in retail settings.
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.
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.
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