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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.

A new leg to stand on
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A new leg to stand on

Engineers are changing lives in the developing world with a unique project led by Professor Peter Lee bringing low-cost prosthetics to amputees.

Indigenous school students boost their coding skills thanks to IT workshop
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Indigenous school students boost their coding skills thanks to IT workshop

Students from Worawa Aboriginal Girls College were this week given an introduction to the world of coding in a technology workshop at the University of Melbourne.