Brain in a dish: the therapeutic potential of stem cells and organoids
In the last few years researchers have discovered how to grow ‘organoids’ in a dish, tiny groups of cells that resemble organs. In an UpClose podcast, Dr Mirella Dottori describes how she uses this research tool to better understand autism.
Decarbonising Australian Electricity
See the video of Professor Michael Brear exploring the charged and complex debate behind the decarbonisation of Australian electricity.
Factory of ideas open at the Endeavour Engineering & IT Exhibition 2015
An e-tool that allows visually impaired people to detect hazards and obstacles is just one of the student inventions that will be launched at the Endeavour Engineering & IT Exhibition 2015, the University of Melbourne’s showcase of design projects on show from 11.30am tomorrow (Thursday October 22).
It’s Back to the Future Day today – so what are the next future predictions?
When Doc and Marty travelled forward in time from 1985 and landed the DeLorean on October 21, 2015, they found a world of flying cars, hover boards and 3D holographic technology.
How the NBN could boost Australia’s GDP by 2%
The National Broadband Network (NBN) can boost Australia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by about 2% in the long term and, more importantly, add to our national welfare by improving real household consumption by 1.4%.
Melbourne researchers create hope for sufferers of inflammatory bowel disease
Melbourne researchers are creating hope for sufferers of inflammatory bowel diseases, one of the damaging side effects of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Internet of Things and Smart Cities Public Lecture
Marc Jadoul, Strategic Marketing Director of Customer and Market Insight at Alcatel-Lucent, will deliver a public lecture on IoT and Smart Cities at the University of Melbourne on Monday October 12 at 5.30 pm in the Brown Theatre, Electrical and Electronic Engineering Building (No 193), Parkville campus.
Launching us into the final frontier: 50 years of space research at Melbourne
50 years ago, a group of University of Melbourne engineering students began building Australia’s first earth satellite. Now, the University of Melbourne Space Program is well on its way to establishing itself as a driving force in the development of cutting edge space technology within Australia.
Symposium: Fifty Years of Space Technology at the University of Melbourne
The University of Melbourne Space Program, launched in late 2014, aims to increase humanity’s access to space. This public lecture takes a step back in time and explores where it all began, telling the story of a satellite launched by University of Melbourne engineering students in the 1960s.
Student guest post: How to apply for vacation work
In between study, work and extra-curricular commitments, finding time to apply for vacation work is no easy task. To save you time, our Master of Engineering (Chemical with Business) student Justin Moscatelli reveals his tips for applying for vacation work.
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