Google Anita Borg Scholarship to empower women through technology
Google has awarded Department of Computing Information Systems PhD student Sarah Webber with the Anita Borg Scholarship, recognising her passion to engage women in computer science and technology.
Coding for Women
Always wondered what computer programming was? The Department of Computing and Information Systems is running their annual Coding for Women workshop for undergraduate female students from the University of Melbourne.
Dr Rikky Muller honoured in MIT Technology Review
Electrical and electronic engineering lecturer and Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP) alumna Dr Rikky Muller has been named an honoree of MIT Technology Review’s Annual Innovators Under 35 list, recognised for her development of emerging technologies in the field of Engineering and Medicine.
Student guest post: Stepping outside the lecture theatre
After seeing the sights in Europe, Master of Engineering (Biomedical) student Naomi Sutanto was uneasy about returning home and falling back into the same routine. However, determined to make the most of her final year, Naomi soon found a variety of unique opportunities around the campus.
University-led initiatives alleviate STEM gender imbalance
Recent government figures reveal sixty per cent of tertiary graduates last year were women, yet gender imbalance within the STEM industry persists.
Creative machines on show for Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest
School students from across Victoria brought their engineering a-game to the University of Melbourne this week, battling it out to create the strangest machines possible as part of the Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest.
Student guest post: Getting involved with Engineers Without Borders
Master of Engineering (Civil) student Alexandra Weisenberger shares what it’s like to be involved in an organisation that is using engineering to make the world a better place.
Student guest post: Lost in Delft
Student ambassador and Master of Engineering (Biomedical) student Naomi Sutanto continues her study abroad journey, this time exploring the beautiful Netherlands .
Menzies Foundation is looking for the next generation of leaders
The Menzies Foundation is looking for outstanding engineers who are shaping to become the next generation of leaders, offering the prestigious Menzies Scholarship to students undertaking postgraduate study overseas.
Truth and Nail
University of Melbourne pollutants expert Professor Anne Steinemann reveals the dark side of the beauty industry in an interview with The Project, pointing to the “toxic trio” of chemicals commonly found in nail products.
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