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Antarctic remediation research profiled in Australian Antarctic magazine
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Antarctic remediation research profiled in Australian Antarctic magazine

Researchers from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering are working with the Australian Antarctic Division to clean up contamination of the Antarctic environment through bioremediation. The work has been profiled in the latest edition of Australian Antarctic Magazine.

Student project to help Nepalese women takes out national awards
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Student project to help Nepalese women takes out national awards

A team of University of Melbourne first year students has taken out two prestigious awards at the national Engineers Without Borders Challenge with a project that aims to improve the lives of women in rural Nepal.

Engineering students demonstrate Baxter robot for Channel Eleven’s Scope
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Engineering students demonstrate Baxter robot for Channel Eleven’s Scope

A team of final year Engineering students has featured on Channel Eleven’s youth science program Scope, demonstrating their work with household robot Baxter.

Alumnus receives top honour from Engineers Australia
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Alumnus receives top honour from Engineers Australia

Prominent Melbourne School of Engineering alumnus, Dr Maxwell Lay, has been presented with Engineers Australia’s most prestigious award, The 2014 Peter Nicol Russell Memorial Medal for Career Achievement Award in Engineering.

Top international prize for alumna and Robogals founder Marita Cheng
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Top international prize for alumna and Robogals founder Marita Cheng

Engineering and IT graduate and founder of Robogals, Marita Cheng, has been honoured with a prestigious international award in recognition of her ongoing work to promote engineering and technology as a career path for young women.

Leading polymer researcher tells the story of the plastic banknote in new book
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Leading polymer researcher tells the story of the plastic banknote in new book

Prime Minister’s Prize winning researcher and Honorary Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Professor David Solomon has launched a book outlining the development of Australia’s revolutionary plastic banknotes.