Crossy Road wins Apple Design Award
Crossy Road, an app co-created Master of Engineering (Software) student Andy Sum, has been awarded the Apple Design Award at this year’s WWDC Conference.
Promising startups bound for glory with the Melbourne Accelerator Program
Eight student and alumni entrepreneurial teams have been given a headstart in the competitive global startup world thanks to The Melbourne Accelerator Program’s 2015 Fellowships.
The security paradox: individual privacy versus digital driftnets
The Abbott government’s plan to enforce the mandatory data retention legislation is being done to make us safer, yet it creates new data security risks for us all, Dr Suelette Dreyfus and Associate Professor Shanton Chang from the Department of Computing and Information Systems write for The Conversation.
Engineering and IT Information Evening – 15 April
Whether you are interested in a professional qualification, upskilling, or changing study areas, the Melbourne School of Engineering’s masters level courses will give you a competitive edge. Join us at our Graduate Engineering & IT information evening.
National defence award goes to APTES group
For the second year in a row, Dr Tuan Ngo and his research team, from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering, have received a Defence Capability Improvement Award, in national recognition of the work they have done in creating new protective and light-weight materials to enhance the safety of military vehicles.
Prestigious IBM Fellowship for Electrical PhD candidate
PhD student in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Valentin Muenzel, is one of only two Australians who have been been awarded a prestigious IBM PhD Fellowship for 2015 – 2016.
New web platform to promote literacy by helping children discover new books
A new online platform is allowing primary school children to explore the world of books in order to easily find reading material that best matches their interests and skill levels.
Software student’s Crossy Road takes the mobile gaming world by storm
It may be difficult to make a living playing games, but Master of Engineering (Software) student Andy Sum has shown you can certainly make one by programming them.
Four reasons to apply for the Melbourne Accelerator Program
Ivan Lim is the co-founder of designer furniture company Brosa, one of the startups selected for the 2014 Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP). In this guest post he discusses his experience taking part in MAP, and why you should apply.
Dean’s Public Lecture – STEM Education: Underpinning our Innovation System
Despite the vital role STEM is set to play in our future, there is a continual decline in tertiary participation in key STEM subjects.Victorian Lead Scientist Leonie Walsh explores this complex issue in her public lecture, ‘STEM Education: Underpinning our Innovation System’.
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