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HIV-infected H9 T-cell
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Major NHMRC Program Grant unites Australia’s best HIV researchers

Professor Frank Caruso from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is part of a team of leading HIV researchers that was last week awarded $16 million in NHMRC funding.

Engineers awarded HealthTech Innovation Challenge prize to take their products to market
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Engineers awarded HealthTech Innovation Challenge prize to take their products to market

An entrepreneurial team from the Melbourne School of Engineering has used shipping industry technology to develop a robot to aid the rehabilitation of stroke patients. The team, ReCubit, was this week awarded $20,000 from the Graeme Clark Institute’s HealthTech Innovation Challenge.

Melbourne to lead new research network to address the Asia-Pacific housing crisis
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Melbourne to lead new research network to address the Asia-Pacific housing crisis

Engineers from the University of Melbourne will lead a new international research network to address the housing crisis in the Asia-Pacific region through the development of affordable and sustainable housing solutions.

International workshop on powering communities to promote equality
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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.

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