Engineering and IT in high demand at Open Day
Thousands of future students and their families descended on the University of Melbourne this week to find out all about study options in Engineering and IT, as part of the University of Melbourne’s Open Day.
MAP Alumni are key partners for the Melbourne Spring Fashion Week
Australia’s premier social shopping community Bluesky, founded by Master of Engineering (electrical) alumni David Mah and Nigel Ang, will be partnering with this year’s Melbourne Spring Fashion Week. With the help of the Melbourne Accelerator (MAP), this startup has grown from a dream of synthesising catalogues to providing a tool for customers to shop runway looks directly from a range of digital devices.
Screening along the spectrum: The search for a genetic test for autism
In the latest edition of Up Close, Dr Shane Huntington speaks to neuropsychiatrist Professor Chris Pantelis and neural engineering research Professor Stan Skafidas about the potential for using genetics to improve the diagnosis of autism.
Australia’s top ranked university now in world 50
The University of Melbourne, Australia’s top ranked university, has been ranked 44 in the world in the Academic Ranking of World Universities – the first time any Australian university has made it under 50 in this ranking.
Engineering PhD student Kerry Halupka discusses her work at Bionic Vision Australia
Engineering PhD student Kerry Halupka has always been passionate about vision, ever since her mother was diagnosed with a very rare eye condition. She talks about her work on the Bionic Eye in a podcast interview from Bionic Vision Australia.
The Future of Mobile with Rick Costanzo
Today’s workforce is mobile. Smartphones are not just for texting or listening to the music, they can send emails and allow users to edit documents on-the-go. The Melbourne School of Engineering invites you to attend a Public Lecture presented by Rick Costanzo, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Global Mobility, SAP
MSE celebrates new Future Fellows
University of Melbourne researchers have been awarded the largest share of ARC Future Fellowships funding with more than $17 million allocated to support 22 outstanding researchers, with four from the Melbourne School of Engineering, one project led by Associate Professor Kenneth Crozier being shared with the Department of Physics in the Faculty of Science.
Affordable batteries for green energy are closer than we think
While batteries represent a substantial proportion of the cost of electric vehicles, a meta-analysis of current battery costs and future cost predictions, reveals that battery pack costs per kilowatt hour have been decreasing rapidly in recent years and the decrease is expected to continue.
Course Spotlight – Master of Energy Systems
A unique graduate course at the University of Melbourne is preparing students for exciting new careers as future leaders in the international sustainable energy industry.
Melbourne Accelerator Program 2014 Launch Party
The Melbourne Accelerator Program Launch Party marks the official opening of the University of Melbourne’s startup incubator program for 2014, where we showcase our cohort of MAP14 Entrepreneurial Fellows.
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