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Adapting Water Management to Climate Change in India

The long-term impacts of climate change on water security in India and Australia are expected to be significant, in particular, on the hydrologic behaviour of water catchments.

27 February 2015

Dean’s Public Lecture – STEM Education: Underpinning our Innovation System

Despite the vital role STEM is set to play in our future, there is a continual decline in tertiary participation in key STEM subjects.Victorian Lead Scientist Leonie Walsh explores this complex issue in her public lecture, 'STEM Education: Underpinning our Innovation System'.

25 February 2015

Averting a water crisis

Professor Peter Scales, from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, is developing cheap, safe technology to recycle dirty water into clean drinking water, to ensure Australia's future water supply.

12 February 2015

Sir Paul Nurse to give 2015 Graeme Clark Oration

The 2015 Graeme Clark Oration will be delivered by Nobel Prize winner and one of the world’s most influential scientists, Sir Paul Nurse on Tuesday 10 March 2015.

11 February 2015

The rise of shared (use) transport

Dr Nicole Ronald discussed the highlights of the Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board that was held in Washington DC last month.

3 February 2015

The relativity of way finding

New research into wayfinding has made some surprising revelations about how people take directions and use landmarks, with potential applications in emergency services calls, among other things.

23 January 2015

Measuring environmental benefits of the Murray Darling Basin Plan

Dr Angus Webb, from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering at the University of Melbourne, is leading a multi-disciplinary consortium that is undertaking monitoring and evaluation of the effects of environmental water delivered under the Basin Plan to the Goulburn River in northern Victoria.

23 December 2014

IEEE honours MSE Electrical Engineering research

Professors Michael Cantoni, Iven Mareels and Erik Weyer from the Melbourne School of Engineering have received recognition for their development of irrigation and water management techniques at the recent IEEE Conference. Professor Girish Nair was also honoured, for his recent journal paper on nonstochastic information theory..

22 December 2014

Vale: John Styles (1946-2014)

Staff and students in the Melbourne School of Engineering and the Department of Infrastructure Engineering have been saddened at the recent passing of alumnus and staff member John Styles, who was a well loved and respected teacher and colleague for more than three decades.

18 December 2014

Alumnus receives top honour from Engineers Australia

Prominent Melbourne School of Engineering alumnus, Dr Maxwell Lay, has been presented with Engineers Australia's most prestigious award, The 2014 Peter Nicol Russell Memorial Medal for Career Achievement Award in Engineering.

10 December 2014


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