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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.

Mechanical Engineering students honoured with Orica Design Prize
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Mechanical Engineering students honoured with Orica Design Prize

Three Mechanical Engineering students are the joint winners of the Orica Design Prize, recognising their outstanding project work undertaken as part of Mechanical Engineering design subjects during 2014.

Engineering alum’s app to help people make smarter financial choices
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Engineering alum’s app to help people make smarter financial choices

When it comes to managing money, many people on average incomes would not consider consulting a top financial planner. However alumnus and entrepreneur Andrew Lai is hoping to change that, with a new app to make financial advice accessible to all.

Melbourne’s Tin Alley Beta awarded Australia’s Most Outstanding Internship Program
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Melbourne’s Tin Alley Beta awarded Australia’s Most Outstanding Internship Program

An IT internship program launched by the Melbourne School of Information (MSI) has been honoured as Australia’s Most Outstanding Internship Program.