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Regional Australia is crying out for equitable access to broadband

Internet and broadband connectivity are the foundation of the networked economy. But to ensure the benefits of the networked economy are evenly distributed, the Australian government needs to ensure access to the internet to encourage and support innovation.

7 December 2016

Simulation-guided engineering of fluids in the complex subsurface

Professor Stephan Matthai will examine how computer-simulation based research and insights from complex systems science can help to assess the performance and environmental impact of subsurface engineering projects so that potential side effects can be eliminated prior to project implementation.

18 November 2016

Pre-fabrication manufacturing set to boost building industry

A new centre based at the University of Melbourne will help unlock the potential growth of Australia’s prefabricated building industry by creating a co-operative training system between industry and universities.

4 November 2016

Water research program to renew Lake Urmia in Iran

A joint research program between The University of Melbourne and Sharif University of Technology in Iran will focus on finding practical solutions to the urgent issues facing the Lake Urmia basin, a national priority for Iran.

2 November 2016

Fragranced products: risks for people and profits?

Over one-third of Americans report health problems—from asthma attacks to migraine headaches—when exposed to common fragranced consumer products such as air fresheners, cleaning supplies, laundry products, scented candles, cologne, and personal care products.

25 October 2016

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.

20 October 2016

Research and industry work together to create transport solutions

The world’s first urban laboratory, capable of testing and implementing emerging technologies at a large scale in complex urban environments, is now a step closer with a new partnership between Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) and the University of Melbourne.

13 October 2016

Girton Grammar takes top honours in 2016 Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest

Girton Grammar has brought home the glory in this year's Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest, with their creative contraption designed to water a plant.

11 August 2016

Smart cities and human movement to be focus of new partnership

The University of Melbourne has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to further the connections between smart cities and intelligent connected transport.

26 July 2016

Sina Khatami named Postgraduate International Student of the Year

Congratulations to Infrastructure Engineering PhD candidate Sina Khatami, who has been named Postgraduate International Student of the Year at the Council of International Students Australia (CISA) annual conference in Darwin.

26 July 2016


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