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Dr Penny Cook with Ms Ashworth
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Melbourne welcomes support for Bionic Vision Technologies

The University of Melbourne has welcomed today’s announcement of a new $18 million (USD) investment in Bionic Vision Technologies (BVT), the commercialisation company of the former Bionic Vision Australia (BVA).

University of Birmingham
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Universities of Melbourne and Birmingham launch joint PhD program in engineering

The University of Birmingham and the University of Melbourne have signed an expansive new collaboration, which will include up to 20 PhD ‘Priestley Scholars’ in engineering, who will study alongside world-leading experts at both universities.

Designing a new system for disaster management
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Designing a new system for disaster management

One year on from the storm that devastated New York, researchers at the University of Melbourne and IBM were in the city to discuss the latest breakthroughs in disaster management and introduce a new disaster management platform.

New Victoria-Indonesia partnership program
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New Victoria-Indonesia partnership program

Associate Professor Colin Duffield, from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering, will lead a program to give policy makers in Indonesia a greater understanding of the skills and research required for successful Public Private Partnerships (PPP) management.