Fragranced products: risks for people and profits?
Over one-third of Americans report health problems—from asthma attacks to migraine headaches—when exposed to common fragranced consumer products such as air fresheners, cleaning supplies, laundry products, scented candles, cologne, and personal care products.
Student ingenuity shines at Endeavour exhibition 2016
A battery that charges over wifi is just one of the student inventions launched at the Endeavour Engineering & IT Exhibition 2016, the University of Melbourne’s showcase of Engineering and IT design projects.
Research and industry work together to create transport solutions
The world’s first urban laboratory, capable of testing and implementing emerging technologies at a large scale in complex urban environments, is now a step closer with a new partnership between Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) and the University of Melbourne.
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.
Smart cities and human movement to be focus of new partnership
The University of Melbourne has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to further the connections between smart cities and intelligent connected transport.
Sina Khatami named Postgraduate International Student of the Year
Congratulations to Infrastructure Engineering PhD candidate Sina Khatami, who has been named Postgraduate International Student of the Year at the Council of International Students Australia (CISA) annual conference in Darwin.
Transforming advanced manufacturing piece by piece
The University of Melbourne in collaboration with Speedpanel Australia has been awarded $3 million to undertake an Australian Government Cooperative Research Centre Project that will research and develop innovative pre-fabricated building systems.
New transport think tank to lead policy and innovation
More than 20 top CEOs and Executives from government and private sectors involved in the delivery of transport services met for the first ever at the Transport Executive Forum (TEF) at the University of Melbourne.
Below the ocean’s surface with Professor Alexander Babanin
Graduating from the Lomonosov Moscow State University in Russia with a Bachelor of Physics in 1983, Professor Alexander Babanin went on to pursue a PhD in Physical Oceanography at the Marine Hydro-physical Institute in Sebastopol.
Hide your location on Twitter? We can still find you and that’s not a bad thing in an emergency
It’s still possible to locate social media users who hide their location online. This can be very useful for our emergency authorities, say Dr Mohsen Kalantari, Professor Abbas Rajabifard, and Farhad Laylavi from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering
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