A city thrives on connectedness but access all hours makes privacy a problem

Data driven services might transform the way we interact with our city, but where does privacy and equal access fit into this future landscape? Professor Stephan Winter and Professor Christopher Leckie discuss with The Conversation.

23 November 2015

Welcome to Pursuit

Pursuit places cutting-edge research and expert commentary, by the University of Melbourne's world-leading experts, all at your fingertips.

18 November 2015

Public Lecture: The truth about mobile phone and wireless radiation

US epidemiologist and toxicologist, Dr Devra Davis will give a public lecture entitled “The truth about mobile phone and wireless radiation: what we know, what we need to find out and what you can do now”.

10 November 2015

Factory of ideas open at the Endeavour Engineering & IT Exhibition 2015

An e-tool that allows visually impaired people to detect hazards and obstacles is just one of the student inventions that will be launched at the Endeavour Engineering & IT Exhibition 2015, the University of Melbourne’s showcase of design projects on show from 11.30am tomorrow (Thursday October 22).

21 October 2015

Solutions for disaster management on national agenda

Following an early start to the bushfire season, national and international experts on disaster and public safety related-research are in Melbourne this week to look at new initiatives and how to better deal with natural and man-made disasters.

13 October 2015

‘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

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