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New engineering campus at Fishermans Bend

The University of Melbourne will build a new, seven-hectare campus at Fishermans Bend as part of its almost $1 billion commitment to create a world-class engineering school for the 21st century.

21 December 2017

Tansu Alpcan awarded seed funding for interdisciplinary research

Associate Professor Tansu Alpcan from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering has been awarded a seed funding grant of $75,000 from Northrop Grumman Corporation to work on an interdisciplinary research collaboration.

14 December 2017

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


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