‘Future Mobility Sensing’: better travel data for a smarter city

New smartphone application the Future Mobility Sensing (FMS) app is currently being tested by the University of Melbourne to gather accurate travel and activity data. It is expected to provide more detailed travel information than traditional paper-based diaries.

22 September 2015

Student guest post: How to apply for vacation work

In between study, work and extra-curricular commitments, finding time to apply for vacation work is no easy task. To save you time, our Master of Engineering (Chemical with Business) student Justin Moscatelli reveals his tips for applying for vacation work.

21 September 2015

3D Printing Showcase: 9 October 2015

Discover how new technology is shaping our world and meet with the people who are making it happen at the third annual 3D Printing Showcase.

21 September 2015

Melbourne now in global top 20 for Engineering and Technology

The University of Melbourne has jumped five places in the latest QS World University Rankings by Faculty and is now 18th in the world for Engineering and Technology for 2015 - 2016.

15 September 2015

Down the drain: we need to rethink how we clean our homes

Individually, we use thousands of chemicals in our households and very few of us think about whether they are harming the environment. But the simple act of shampooing and conditioning our hair, even with green products, results in more than 30 chemicals being washed into our sewers.

15 September 2015

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.

24 August 2015

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.

13 August 2015

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.

3 August 2015

Air-travel innovator joins Melbourne to address big challenges

The University of Melbourne is responding to modern engineering challenges with the recent appointment of Professor Richard Sandberg from the UK, an expert in making air travel faster and cheaper.

27 July 2015

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 .

20 July 2015

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