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.
From Bionic Ear to the first cochlear implant
Professor Graeme Clark and Professor Richard Dowell discuss the complex speech processing and coding strategy they developed, enabling adults and children to understand running speech, with and without lip-reading.
To understand the brain, it helps to make a computer model of one
Computational models of the brain are transforming how we study it, along with the development of new technologies that interact with the organ and help to solve neurological conditions. Professor David Grayden discusses.
Ten exciting new startups supported through the 2016 Melbourne Accelerator Program
The University of Melbourne’s Startup Accelerator, the Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP) has seen record numbers of entries and the largest ever intake into the prestigious startup program.
How high-speed wireless compares to cable in boosting our internet speeds
In the light of Google’s recent announcement for plans to roll out high-speed wireless internet connections, how will the NBN’s national broadband cable compare? Professor Thas Nirmalathas writes for the Conversation.
GreenTouch wins silver at Edison Awards
The GreenTouch Consortium, supported by the Centre of Energy Efficient Telecommunications (CEET), has been named a finalist in the 2016 Edison Awards for its Green Meter research.
Rod Tucker’s team wins OFCity Challenge in Los Angeles
Congratulations to Professor Rod Tucker of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, who successfully led a team of telecommunications engineers to submit the winning proposal for The Connected OFCity Challenge in Los Angeles.
Applications open for joint PhD scholarships with University of Birmingham
Applications are now open for 20 Priestley Fellowships that enable PhD students to work with academics in both Birmingham and Melbourne.
Melbourne University – now with drones!
New opportunities in remote sensing and research data acquisition will be generated with the launch of a new drone project, the Melbourne Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Platform, also known as MUASIP.
Lunar Mission One at Melbourne
In this public lecture David Iron will introduce Lunar Mission One and its motivations, the scientific and social importance of the mission and the future of international space exploration.
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