Engineering and IT students showcase their futuristic innovations
Melbourne School of Engineering students today showcased their diverse and impressive creations as a culmination of their years’ work in an exhibition called Endeavour.
Using maths to map mines deep underground
New optimisation software, inspired by the complexity of the microchip, could save the mining industry millions
‘Loads, Diodes and Cathodes’ Win the 2018 Case Study Competition
Presenting to peers, academics and a panel of industry-based judges on 26 March 2018, over 154 students comprising 33 multidisciplinary teams competed in this year’s Case Study Competition, with ‘Loads, Diodes and Cathodes’ taking home the prize.
Using virtual reality to treat real-world injuries
Biomechanical technology that uses virtual reality can not only help treat injuries, but also prevent them
Australian-first CAREN laboratory launched last week
An Australian-first state of the art Virtual Reality (VR) biomechanical facility that is vastly improving our understanding of human movement and how to treat and prevent injuries was launched last week.
Engineers awarded HealthTech Innovation Challenge prize to take their products to market
An entrepreneurial team from the Melbourne School of Engineering has used shipping industry technology to develop a robot to aid the rehabilitation of stroke patients. The team, ReCubit, was this week awarded $20,000 from the Graeme Clark Institute’s HealthTech Innovation Challenge.
Debating Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths a hit for girls
A team of six girls from Clifton Hill Primary School has shown off their debating skills, taking home state bragging rights at the Primary School Statewide Tournament, held at the University of Melbourne.
International workshop on powering communities to promote equality
More than 40 academics, engineers and government leaders from Asia will gather at the University of Melbourne this week to examine how renewable energy technologies and systems can reduce poverty, address social inclusion and improve gender balance.
University of Melbourne moves up to 32 in Times Higher Education rankings
The University of Melbourne has climbed to 32nd in the world, and number 1 in Australia according to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. The latest news sees the University of Melbourne moving up from its ranking of 33 in 2016.
Damayanthi Herath to attend prestigious women in tech conference
Engineering PhD candidate Damayanthi Herath has secured a scholarship from the Anita Borg Institute (ABI) to attend the 2017 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.
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