Female undergraduate students inspired by coding at MSE workshop
Female undergraduate students from the University of Melbourne stepped into the world of coding at an Introduction to Programming Workshop this week. Experimenting with a range of programming tools and activities, students were challenged to design their own animations, apps and code.
Top international prize for alumna and Robogals founder Marita Cheng
Engineering and IT graduate and founder of Robogals, Marita Cheng, has been honoured with a prestigious international award in recognition of her ongoing work to promote engineering and technology as a career path for young women.
Engineering a Better World with Lizzie Brown – 11 November
Engineers Without Borders CEO Lizzie Brown is passionate about creating positive change for communities through engineering. In this lecture, she explains how EWB makes a difference and shares her vision for the humanitarian organisation’s future.
Chemical Engineering students gain valuable experience with Qenos
Qenos, Australia’s leading manufacturer and trader of world class polyethylene, is helping local university students obtain valuable industry experience in their industry program.
Marita Cheng: Diversity Award Finalist
Marita Cheng has been selected as a finalist for the GEDC Airbus Diversity Award, which supports increasing diversity in the global community of engineers.
Inspired to make a difference – Miranti Daniar, Master of Information Systems
Social entrepreneurship is immensely important to Master of Information Systems (MIS) student Miranti Daniar, who hopes to use her digital marketing skills to create positive change in her home country, Indonesia.
Young researcher working to fight foetal mortality with the help of the Len Stevens Scholarship
Electrical Engineering PhD student Faezeh Marzbanrad will work with a top research team in the USA, looking at improved methods for evaluating foetal wellbeing, thanks to a prestigious scholarship from the Melbourne School of Engineering.
A Betterway to Drive Around Melbourne
University of Melbourne PhD students Sarah Erfani and Lida Rashidi are designing a better way to get around our city’s streets. By using a load-balancing tool to predict congestion, Sarah and her team are creating an app that helps drivers find real-time shortcuts.
Ada Lovelace Inspires Women in Engineering and IT
Ada Lovelace Day challenges the gender gap between men and women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), by encouraging people to talk about the female heroes of these disciplines. If you’re inspired to strengthen Ada’s legacy, there a number of ways women can get involved in engineering and IT across campus.
Ada Lovelace Day: Lunchtime Talk – Tuesday 14 October 2014
To celebrate Ada Lovelace Day, the Melbourne School of Engineering invites students and staff to join some of our own engineering & IT academics and researchers for a lunchtime session talking about some of their own female heroes from the STEM disciplines.
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