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Worawa drone exercise teaches students science and numeracy

Indigenous school students from Worawa Aboriginal College in Healesville have learned how drones can assist rangers in remote communities in an exercise led by researchers from the University of Melbourne’s School of Computing and Information Systems (CIS).

22 November 2017

Debating Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths a hit for girls

A team of six girls from Clifton Hill Primary School has shown off their debating skills, taking home state bragging rights at the Primary School Statewide Tournament, held at the University of Melbourne.

20 November 2017

International workshop on powering communities to promote equality

More than 40 academics, engineers and government leaders from Asia will gather at the University of Melbourne this week to examine how renewable energy technologies and systems can reduce poverty, address social inclusion and improve gender balance.

2 October 2017

Public Lecture: Keeping the green lights on – Professor Pierluigi Mancarella

Can renewable energy meet our environmental responsibilities and still be affordable and secure? Join Professor Pierluigi Mancarella in this free public lecture.

18 September 2017

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


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