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Professor Ben Shneiderman
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Leading Human Computer Interaction researcher to receive honorary award and to present free lecture at Melbourne

Leading Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) researcher, Professor Ben Shneiderman from the University of Maryland, will this year be awarded a prestigious Doctor of Engineering (Honoris Causa) from the University of Melbourne. He will also present a free public lecture on 14 December.

clocktower; sandstone; buildings
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Debating Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths a hit for girls

A team of six girls from Clifton Hill Primary School has shown off their debating skills, taking home state bragging rights at the Primary School Statewide Tournament, held at the University of Melbourne.

Public Lecture: Keeping the green lights on – Professor Pierluigi Mancarella
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Public Lecture: Keeping the green lights on – Professor Pierluigi Mancarella

Can renewable energy meet our environmental responsibilities and still be affordable and secure? Join Professor Pierluigi Mancarella in this free public lecture.

The aftermath of the Grenfell fire: Are Australian buildings safe?
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The aftermath of the Grenfell fire: Are Australian buildings safe?

Fire safety expert Dr Jonathan Barnett will discuss building facades and fire safety at this free public lecture from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering.

Dean’s Public Lecture: Hidden Hazards – Common Consumer Products and Indoor Environments
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Dean’s Public Lecture: Hidden Hazards – Common Consumer Products and Indoor Environments

Professor Anne Steinemann will deliver a Dean’s Lecture about the hazards of indoor air pollutants lurking in everyday household products on Tuesday March 28, at 6.30pm, Carrillo Gantner Theatre, Sidney Myer Asia Centre.

Simulation-guided engineering of fluids in the complex subsurface
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Simulation-guided engineering of fluids in the complex subsurface

Professor Stephan Matthai will examine how computer-simulation based research and insights from complex systems science can help to assess the performance and environmental impact of subsurface engineering projects so that potential side effects can be eliminated prior to project implementation.