3D Printing Showcase: 9 October 2015
Discover how new technology is shaping our world and meet with the people who are making it happen at the third annual 3D Printing Showcase.
What now for the NBN under a Turnbull government?
University of Melbourne Emeritus Professor in Electric and Electronic Engineering, Rod Tucker, discusses how this week’s dramatic events in Federal politics will impact on the National Broadband Network.
Melbourne now in global top 20 for Engineering and Technology
The University of Melbourne has jumped five places in the latest QS World University Rankings by Faculty and is now 18th in the world for Engineering and Technology for 2015 – 2016.
The NBN: why it’s slow, expensive and obsolete
University of Melbourne Emeritus Professor in Electric and Electronic Engineering Rod Tucker, discusses the Coalition’s broadband network, which he says will not provide adequate bandwidth and will be no more affordable than the former Labor Government’s original NBN.
Dr Rikky Muller honoured in MIT Technology Review
Electrical and electronic engineering lecturer and Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP) alumna Dr Rikky Muller has been named an honoree of MIT Technology Review’s Annual Innovators Under 35 list, recognised for her development of emerging technologies in the field of Engineering and Medicine.
Internet in space: nbn’s plan to bring broadband to rural Australia
The nbn – formerly the National Broadband Network – was established with a mandate to provide broadband to all Australians.
Public Lecture: Bringing Australia’s Broadband Network into the 21st Century
In this Public Lecture on 8 September, Professor Rod Tucker will discuss what Australia needs to do to become a world leader in broadband connectivity.
Student guest post: Stepping outside the lecture theatre
After seeing the sights in Europe, Master of Engineering (Biomedical) student Naomi Sutanto was uneasy about returning home and falling back into the same routine. However, determined to make the most of her final year, Naomi soon found a variety of unique opportunities around the campus.
University-led initiatives alleviate STEM gender imbalance
Recent government figures reveal sixty per cent of tertiary graduates last year were women, yet gender imbalance within the STEM industry persists.
Creative machines on show for Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest
School students from across Victoria brought their engineering a-game to the University of Melbourne this week, battling it out to create the strangest machines possible as part of the Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest.
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