Articles written by: Nicola Webber

Melbourne to Lead New Academic Centre of Cyber Security Excellence
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Melbourne to Lead New Academic Centre of Cyber Security Excellence

The University of Melbourne is one of two institutions chosen to lead the Federal Government’s efforts to build the cyber security expertise and job-ready skills needed by Australian industries.

Pushing sludge: flushing waste out of wastewater treatment processes
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Pushing sludge: flushing waste out of wastewater treatment processes

Better sludge disposal could significantly reduce the cost of wastewater treatment.

One in three Australians report health problems from fragranced consumer products
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One in three Australians report health problems from fragranced consumer products

A University of Melbourne engineering researcher has found that one-third of Australians report health problems — ranging from migraine headaches to asthma attacks — when exposed to common fragranced consumer products such as air fresheners, cleaning products, laundry supplies, and personal care products.