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.
Balance calculations help to automate forklifts on the move
A new joint-venture research project aims to improve the safety of forklift operations by providing them with greater automation of their equipment.
Rehabilitation robotics helps restore movement
Combining mechanical engineering with the mechanics of human movement, researchers at the University of Melbourne are working to help restore mobility to people who have suffered a brain injury.
Intelligent controller to optimise robotic-aided stroke rehabilitation
The next generation of a robotic aid to help patients regain movement after a stroke is nearing completion as a result of an internationally collaborative initiative involving researchers at the University of Melbourne.
Fluid modelling helps predict heart disease outcomes
The same mathematical equations and supercomputers used to model airflow around passenger jet liners are finding important new applications in medicine.
New computer assisted rehabilitation lab for Melbourne
An agreement has been signed to establish the first Motekforce Link CAREN Extended system in Australia at the University of Melbourne, in a dedicated laboratory for cognitive and neuromuscular research.
Fuel efficiency and emissions focus of motoring research partnership
The need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is driving innovation in the passenger vehicle industry, and the University of Melbourne is at the forefront of research efforts through its longstanding partnership with the Ford Motor Company.
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.
Putting a window and lasers in the hull of a ship to improve efficiency
Associate Professor Nicholas Hutchins is working with a team of international collaborators to develop anti-fouling strategies for ships.
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