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

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.

Features New command centres control emergency scene data

New command centres control emergency scene data

Sharing data from the multitude of sensors deployed at accident or disaster sites is the aim of a new research collaboration designed to improve the flow of critical information and response of those coordinating emergency services.

Events The aftermath of the Grenfell fire: Are Australian buildings safe?

The aftermath of the Grenfell fire: Are Australian buildings safe?

Fire safety expert Dr Jonathan Barnett will discuss building facades and fire safety at this free public lecture from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering.

Opinion It may not be beautiful but the new ten dollar note is pretty secure

It may not be beautiful but the new ten dollar note is pretty secure

The new series of Australian banknotes are not a designer’s dream but they are the strongest yet in terms of preventing counterfeiting. Professor David Solomon from the Department of Chemical Engineering writes for The Conversation, along with Swinburne’s Professor Tom Spurling.

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It may not be beautiful but the new ten dollar note is pretty secure
Opinion

It may not be beautiful but the new ten dollar note is pretty secure

The new series of Australian banknotes are not a designer’s dream but they are the strongest yet in terms of preventing counterfeiting. Professor David Solomon from the Department of Chemical Engineering writes for The Conversation, along with Swinburne’s Professor Tom Spurling.

How diseases can be targeted using nanotechnology and why it’s difficult
Opinion

How diseases can be targeted using nanotechnology and why it’s difficult

The engineering of nanoparticles for biomedical applications remains challenging, particularly when moving from the test tube to biological environments. Dr Mattias Björnmalm and Professor Frank Caruso discuss.

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

Researchers turning waste glass into stronger and more affordable concrete
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Researchers turning waste glass into stronger and more affordable concrete

A team from the Melbourne School of Engineering led by Associate Professor Tuan Ngo has developed a lightweight prefabricated concrete material that is stronger and cheaper than traditional concrete.

Professor Priyan Mendis and Dr Kate Nguyen invited onto leading international tall building working group
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Professor Priyan Mendis and Dr Kate Nguyen invited onto leading international tall building working group

Professor Priyan Mendis and Dr Kate Nguyen from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering have been invited to join the special working group on Fire and Facades with the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.

Professor Iven Mareels wins Control Engineering Textbook Prize
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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.