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Australia becomes home to new hi-tech research centre
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Australia becomes home to new hi-tech research centre

Microsoft and the University of Melbourne are partnering with the State Government of Victoria to open a major research centre dedicated to new social interactive technologies.

Inventor of the cochlear implant wins Lasker award for pioneering research
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Inventor of the cochlear implant wins Lasker award for pioneering research

Laureate Professor Emeritus Graeme Clark, Honorary Professor, Electrical Engineering and Distinguished Researcher NICTA has received the Lasker award alongside fellow cochlear developers, Professors Ingeborg Hochmair of MED-EI, Innsbruck, Austria and Blake Wilson of Duke University, North Carolina.

Australian carbon reduction research gets funding boost
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Australian carbon reduction research gets funding boost

University of Melbourne researchers will share in $51.6M to fund projects led by CO2CRC, announced by Resources and Energy Minister Gary Gray.

Celebrating 30 years of a hearing revolution
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Celebrating 30 years of a hearing revolution

Thirty years ago, history was made when the first cochlear hearing device was implanted and ‘switched on’. Since then, close to 200,000 people worldwide have benefited from life-changing cochlear implant technology.

Genetic test predicts risk for Autism
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Genetic test predicts risk for Autism

A team of Australian researchers, led by Professor Stan Skafidas, has developed a genetic test that is able to predict the risk of developing Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Australia’s first open source model simulates our renewable energy future
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Australia’s first open source model simulates our renewable energy future

The University of Melbourne has been awarded more than $900,000 in Federal funding to develop Australia’s first open source renewable energy model, Minister for Resources and Energy Martin Ferguson announced this week.