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.
Tansu Alpcan awarded seed funding for interdisciplinary research
Associate Professor Tansu Alpcan from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering has been awarded a seed funding grant of $75,000 from Northrop Grumman Corporation to work on an interdisciplinary research collaboration.
Researchers help spot fake news on Twitter
As society turns to social media as their main information source, researchers from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering have found a way to help determine the truth from the lies on Twitter.
Major NHMRC Program Grant unites Australia’s best HIV researchers
Professor Frank Caruso from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is part of a team of leading HIV researchers that was last week awarded $16 million in NHMRC funding.
Personalised epilepsy seizure prediction a possibility with AI
The idea of personalised seizure prediction for epilepsy is closer to becoming a reality thanks to new research published today by the University of Melbourne and IBM Research-Australia.
AIMES project takes out national transport research award
The world-first transport test-bed project led by Professor Majid Sarvi from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering has won this year’s Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Australia National Research Award.
Leading Human Computer Interaction researcher to receive honorary award and to present free lecture at Melbourne
Leading Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) researcher, Professor Ben Shneiderman from the University of Maryland, will this year be awarded a prestigious Doctor of Engineering (Honoris Causa) from the University of Melbourne. He will also present a free public lecture on 14 December.
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.
Rajkumar Buyya takes out leading Australia and New Zealand research award
Professor Rajkumar Buyya from the Department of Computing and Information Systems has been awarded the 2017 Scopus Researcher Award for Excellence in Innovative Research for Australia and New Zealand.
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