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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

Transforming advanced manufacturing piece by piece

The University of Melbourne in collaboration with Speedpanel Australia has been awarded $3 million to undertake an Australian Government Cooperative Research Centre Project that will research and develop innovative pre-fabricated building systems.

6 July 2016

New transport think tank to lead policy and innovation

More than 20 top CEOs and Executives from government and private sectors involved in the delivery of transport services met for the first ever at the Transport Executive Forum (TEF) at the University of Melbourne.

1 July 2016

Below the ocean’s surface with Professor Alexander Babanin

Graduating from the Lomonosov Moscow State University in Russia with a Bachelor of Physics in 1983, Professor Alexander Babanin went on to pursue a PhD in Physical Oceanography at the Marine Hydro-physical Institute in Sebastopol.

3 June 2016

Hide your location on Twitter? We can still find you and that’s not a bad thing in an emergency

It's still possible to locate social media users who hide their location online. This can be very useful for our emergency authorities, say Dr Mohsen Kalantari, Professor Abbas Rajabifard, and Farhad Laylavi from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering

2 June 2016

Ten exciting new startups supported through the 2016 Melbourne Accelerator Program

The University of Melbourne's Startup Accelerator, the Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP) has seen record numbers of entries and the largest ever intake into the prestigious startup program.

26 May 2016

Abbas Rajabifard named spatial professional of the year

Professor Abbas Rajabifard was named the 2015 Professional of the Year at the Asia Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards, as part of the Locate16 Conference in Melbourne, on Wednesday 13 April, 2016.

2 May 2016

Applications open for joint PhD scholarships with University of Birmingham

Applications are now open for 20 Priestley Fellowships that enable PhD students to work with academics in both Birmingham and Melbourne.

31 March 2016


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