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Victoria takes the lead in addressing Australia’s growing need for bioinformatics expertise and talent
News

Victoria takes the lead in addressing Australia’s growing need for bioinformatics expertise and talent

Victoria will host a state-of-the-art bioinformatics resource hub following a joint agreement between the University of Melbourne and EMBL Australia, through funding from Bioplatforms Australia.

Student guest post: Exchange in Beijing
Features / Student Blog

Student guest post: Exchange in Beijing

Student Ambassador and Master of Engineering (Biomedical) student Naomi Sutanto reflects on her Globex Summer Semester, a one-month exchange program to Peking University in Beijing, China.

Student guest post: On exchange in Zürich
Features / Student Blog

Student guest post: On exchange in Zürich

Student Ambassador and Master of Engineering (Mechanical) student Iona Norton is currently on exchange at ETH Zürich, Switzerland. In this guest post, Iona shares her experiences of winter in Zürich and the life of an exchange student.

The security paradox: individual privacy versus digital driftnets
Opinion

The security paradox: individual privacy versus digital driftnets

The Abbott government’s plan to enforce the mandatory data retention legislation is being done to make us safer, yet it creates new data security risks for us all, Dr Suelette Dreyfus and Associate Professor Shanton Chang from the Department of Computing and Information Systems write for The Conversation.

Nanoscale technology for better drug delivery
Features

Nanoscale technology for better drug delivery

Professor Frank Caruso leads a research group at the University of Melbourne which is taking steps along the path toward targeted drug delivery by engineering nanoparticles.

Wade Institute to foster next generation of entrepreneurs
Alumni / News

Wade Institute to foster next generation of entrepreneurs

A new institute dedicated to developing the next generation of entrepreneurs has been made possible thanks to a $10-million donation from University of Melbourne alumnus Peter Wade.