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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

The rivers run, but less than we thought

Researchers from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering have found South Eastern Australia faces worse-than-expected water shortages, with a review urgently needed.

21 March 2016

Melbourne University – now with drones!

New opportunities in remote sensing and research data acquisition will be generated with the launch of a new drone project, the Melbourne Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Platform, also known as MUASIP.

3 March 2016

Universities of Melbourne and Birmingham launch joint PhD program in engineering

The University of Birmingham and the University of Melbourne have signed an expansive new collaboration, which will include up to 20 PhD ‘Priestley Scholars’ in engineering, who will study alongside world-leading experts at both universities.

2 March 2016

Growing challenges are disrupting our old ways of getting around cities

Cities are complex systems. One visible artery of the city is traffic – the cluster of moving people and flowing goods – and mobility is critical for a city's life.

14 January 2016

Engineering a safer future in Nepal

How Nepalese student Tilak Pokharel is putting years of learning to good use rebuilding his country after it was smashed by a massive earthquake.

11 December 2015

Why is it cheaper to send goods to New York than to Sydney?

Associate Professor of Transport Engineering Russell Thompson explains why shipping can be more expensive domestically than internationally.

10 December 2015

New technologies to quench a thirsty world

Pioneering engineering technologies mean farmers can use water more efficiently, helping address global water shortages and produce more food.

8 December 2015

Creating healthy buildings for sustainable cities

Professor in Civil Engineering, Chair of Sustainable Cities and internationally recognised expert in engineering and sustainability, Professor Anne Steinemann has committed the last twenty years to creating healthier living and working environments.

30 November 2015

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


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