Articles written by: Annie Rahilly

Pre-fabrication manufacturing set to boost building industry
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Pre-fabrication manufacturing set to boost building industry

A new centre based at the University of Melbourne will help unlock the potential growth of Australia’s prefabricated building industry by creating a co-operative training system between industry and universities.

Water research program to renew Lake Urmia in Iran
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Water research program to renew Lake Urmia in Iran

A joint research program between The University of Melbourne and Sharif University of Technology in Iran will focus on finding practical solutions to the urgent issues facing the Lake Urmia basin, a national priority for Iran.

Fragranced products: risks for people and profits?
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Fragranced products: risks for people and profits?

Over one-third of Americans report health problems—from asthma attacks to migraine headaches—when exposed to common fragranced consumer products such as air fresheners, cleaning supplies, laundry products, scented candles, cologne, and personal care products.

Student ingenuity shines at Endeavour exhibition 2016
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Student ingenuity shines at Endeavour exhibition 2016

A battery that charges over wifi is just one of the student inventions launched at the Endeavour Engineering & IT Exhibition 2016, the University of Melbourne’s showcase of Engineering and IT design projects.

Research and industry work together to create transport solutions
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Research and industry work together to create transport solutions

The world’s first urban laboratory, capable of testing and implementing emerging technologies at a large scale in complex urban environments, is now a step closer with a new partnership between Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) and the University of Melbourne.

Nanoscale engineering transforms particles into LEGO like building blocks
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Nanoscale engineering transforms particles into LEGO like building blocks

Researchers have developed a nanoscale engineering method that transforms tiny particles into “LEGO- like” modular building blocks.