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News Professor David Solomon awarded Companion of the Order of Australia

Professor David Solomon awarded Companion of the Order of Australia

Emeritus Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, David Solomon has been recognised in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours, where he has been named a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC).

Features Computing gives us tools to preserve disappearing languages

Computing gives us tools to preserve disappearing languages

In 100 years, many of the world’s 7,000 languages could be extinct. However technology could help to preserve them for the future. Associate Professor Steven Bird from the Department of Computing and Information Systems discusses his work in cyberlinguistics.

Events Supercomputing and Astronomy Seminars, Thursday March 24

Supercomputing and Astronomy Seminars, Thursday March 24

In this upcoming lecture, two leading Indian scientists Dr Vijay Bhatkar and Jayant Narailikar will discuss Supercomputing and Astronomy.

Opinion The real reason more women don’t code

The real reason more women don’t code

In light of the current Girls Who Code Campaign, Professor Karin Verspoor, discusses the real reasons why participation rates for women in coding are low, for the Conversation.

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Computing gives us tools to preserve disappearing languages
Features

Computing gives us tools to preserve disappearing languages

In 100 years, many of the world’s 7,000 languages could be extinct. However technology could help to preserve them for the future. Associate Professor Steven Bird from the Department of Computing and Information Systems discusses his work in cyberlinguistics.

Professor David Solomon awarded Companion of the Order of Australia
News

Professor David Solomon awarded Companion of the Order of Australia

Emeritus Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, David Solomon has been recognised in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours, where he has been named a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC).

Troy McCann: Bringing outer space back to Australia
Alumni / News

Troy McCann: Bringing outer space back to Australia

In 1966, a team of students from the University of Melbourne built Australia’s first satellite which they successfully launched in 1970. In late 2014, a team of University of Melbourne students formed the Melbourne Space Program (MSP) to continue what these alumni had begun.

Below the ocean’s surface with Professor Alexander Babanin
Alumni / Research

Below the ocean’s surface with Professor Alexander Babanin

Graduating from the Lomonosov Moscow State University in Russia with a Bachelor of Physics in 1983, Professor Alexander Babanin went on to pursue a PhD in Physical Oceanography at the Marine Hydro-physical Institute in Sebastopol.

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A career in marine engineering with Simon McCowan

Founded in London in 1889, the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) is an international multi-disciplinary professional body providing opportunities for the exchange of ideas and practices and upholding the status, standards and knowledge of marine professionals worldwide.

To understand the brain, it helps to make a computer model of one
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To understand the brain, it helps to make a computer model of one

Computational models of the brain are transforming how we study it, along with the development of new technologies that interact with the organ and help to solve neurological conditions. Professor David Grayden discusses.