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University of Melbourne moves up to 32 in Times Higher Education rankings

The University of Melbourne has climbed to 32nd in the world, and number 1 in Australia according to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. The latest news sees the University of Melbourne moving up from its ranking of 33 in 2016.

7 September 2017

Professor Iven Mareels wins Control Engineering Textbook Prize

Dean of the Melbourne School of Engineering, Professor Iven Mareels has won the the 2017 Harold Chestnut Control Engineering Textbook Prize.

31 August 2017

Australians left to monitor their own NBN broadband speeds

How do consumers know if they will be getting the high-speed NBN connection they were promised? Professor Thas Nirmalathas discusses.

27 July 2017

Associate Professor Peter Dower wins Best SICON Paper Prize

Associate Professor Peter Dower from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering will receive the 2017 SIAG/CST Best SICON Paper Prize.

30 June 2017

Nitero acquired by leading technology multinational

Nitero, the technology company co-founded by Professor Stan Skafidas from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, has been acquired by global technology giant Advanced Micro Devices, with Professor Skafidas set to head up AMD's operations in Australia.

8 May 2017

Inflight Wi-Fi highlights challenges of satellite broadband delivery on land and in the sky

Inflight internet services will use the same satellites that deliver broadband to remote Australia. What will the demand on this service mean for internet customers on land and in the air? The Conversation

20 April 2017

Melbourne welcomes support for Bionic Vision Technologies

The University of Melbourne has welcomed today’s announcement of a new $18 million (USD) investment in Bionic Vision Technologies (BVT), the commercialisation company of the former Bionic Vision Australia (BVA).

4 April 2017

Irrigation network automation improves efficiency and water productivity

Enhanced by Australian innovations, several large-scale gravity-fed irrigation networks are now delivering water to farms more efficiently, leading to improved productivity of limited water resources.

23 March 2017

Australians could get faster broadband with more kerbside NBN connections

The latest complaints about the National Broadband Network (NBN), including concerns about slow download speeds and frequent dropouts, show that all is not well with the NBN. The Conversation

16 March 2017

How to choose the best NBN plan for your needs

As the National Broadband Network (NBN) roll out continues, those privileged to have access to the network will be hunting for bargains when it comes to choosing a broadband plan.

19 December 2016


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