The STEM Six: the best of STEM this week (September 14 2018)
Sit back, relax, and have a read through six of the best stories in STEM from the past seven days.
Gender diversity & the Melbourne School of Engineering: IWD2018
“How can we solve the complex problems that society throws at us when we don’t have a diverse cohort of people addressing these problems from every conceivable angle?”
Melbourne School of Engineering advertises academic roles for women
Melbourne School of Engineering is seeking women of exceptional calibre to fill five lecturer positions across all engineering and computer science disciplines.
Dr Kathryn Mumford wins international prize for Chemical Engineering
Dr Kathryn Mumford from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has been awarded a major international prize for early career chemical engineering researchers.
CIS PhD candidate awarded Anita Borg Scholarship
PhD candidate Yali Zhao, from the Department of Computing and Information Systems, has been awarded a Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship for the Asia Pacific.
Alumni in Conversation: Dr Anne Hellstedt
Recognised leader in sustainability, 2012 Professional Engineer of the Year for Victoria and first female to graduate with a PhD in fluid mechanics, Anne Hellstedt has returned to the Melbourne School of Engineering, to lead the School’s strategic change that will transform Engineering and IT over the next ten years.
FBI vs Apple: giving up security and privacy could hurt us all
If Apple concedes to the US government’s request to hack its own product, it could end up undermining security and privacy for all of us says Dr Suelette Dreyfus and Associate Professor Shanton Chang.
Superhuman abilities could lurk under your skin
Insertable technology could launch a new type of human. Read more on Pursuit.
No more keys or cards? Technology goes under the skin
Researchers at the University of Melbourne are investigating the growth in a new type of technology, inserted under the skin, and set to revolutionise the way we gain access to our homes, our bank accounts and use public transport.
Kinecting with the orang-utans
Computer and gaming technology is about to let orang-utans take charge at Melbourne Zoo.
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