Articles written by: Greta Harrison

Honorary researcher leads cornea implant technology breakthrough
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Honorary researcher leads cornea implant technology breakthrough

A Melbourne research team has made an important breakthrough in the treatment of blindness, after successfully growing and implanting corneal cells.

Girton Grammar takes top honours in 2016 Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest
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Girton Grammar takes top honours in 2016 Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest

Girton Grammar has brought home the glory in this year’s Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest, with their creative contraption designed to water a plant.

Computing gives us tools to preserve disappearing languages
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Computing gives us tools to preserve disappearing languages

In 100 years, many of the world’s 7,000 languages could be extinct. However technology could help to preserve them for the future. Associate Professor Steven Bird from the Department of Computing and Information Systems discusses his work in cyberlinguistics.

Ten exciting new startups supported through the 2016 Melbourne Accelerator Program
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Ten exciting new startups supported through the 2016 Melbourne Accelerator Program

The University of Melbourne’s Startup Accelerator, the Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP) has seen record numbers of entries and the largest ever intake into the prestigious startup program.

Applications open for joint PhD scholarships with University of Birmingham
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Applications open for joint PhD scholarships with University of Birmingham

Applications are now open for 20 Priestley Fellowships that enable PhD students to work with academics in both Birmingham and Melbourne.

The rivers run, but less than we thought
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The rivers run, but less than we thought

Researchers from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering have found South Eastern Australia faces worse-than-expected water shortages, with a review urgently needed.