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Students awarded second place in university-wide Microsoft Coding Competition

Alex Vedernikov and Yaguang Tao, both PhD students in Geomatics, finished second among 31 teams participating in the university-wide Microsoft College Coding Competition on March 20. Congratulations to the two!

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.

6 July 2015

Iven Mareels and Stan Skafidas in Engineers Australia’s Top 100

Dean of Engineering, Professor Iven Mareels and Centre for Neural Engineering Director, Professor Stan Skafidas have been named in Engineers Australia's Top 100 Most Influential Engineers for 2015.

29 June 2015

Student guest post: A summer internship at Frazer-Nash Consultancy

Student Ambassador and Master of Engineering (Electrical) student Zhiyuan Li has completed a summer internship at a leading international engineering consultancy. In this blog post, Zhiyuan shares some of his experiences working in a professional environment as an intern.

23 June 2015

Shaping an Indigenous future in Engineering

Australian Universities are uniting in their commitment to greater representation of Indigenous Australians in engineering. The Partners for Pathways project aims to create scholarships and devise strategies to promote pathways into engineering and remove barriers to entry for Indigenous and other students who do not have the STEM prerequisites.

17 June 2015

Engineering children towards new technologies

Engaging school children in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) will start early at the University of Melbourne with over 300 primary school students visiting the Melbourne School of Engineering over two days.

11 June 2015

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.

10 June 2015

Melbourne-Shenzhen Rehabilitation Research Centre Opens

Osteoarthritis and osteoporotic fractures represent a major health problem in China. To address this growing health challenge, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Infrastructure Engineering Dr Lihai Zhang has helped develop the new Melbourne-Shenzhen Rehabilitation Centre.

5 June 2015

Household Products Greenwashed

Professor of Civil Engineering Anne Steinemann describes green, organic or non-toxic consumer products as "greenwashing" in an interview with GreenRoom Sydney.

4 June 2015

The Technical Advance: The ANZAC Centenary Lectures

Join Dean of Engineering Professor Iven Mareels and a panel of experts as they discuss the demands WWI put on the scientific community with Maxine McKew.

27 May 2015

New industry-led centre to help transform Australian manufacturing

The Hon Ian Macfarlane, Minister for Industry and Science, has announced an ambitious venture to transform Australian industry. The new Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC) will accelerate Australia’s transition into high value, knowledge-based manufacturing and brings together a powerful coalition of businesses and researchers.

27 May 2015


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