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The benefits of direct geothermal energy
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The benefits of direct geothermal energy

The introduction of direct geothermal heating and cooling to Australia, even on a moderate scale, would have a significant impact on our power requirements, be of enormous economic and environmental benefit and greatly reduce our carbon footprint.

Research spotlight: the bionic eye
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Research spotlight: the bionic eye

The Melbourne School of Engineering is a key partner of Bionic Vision Australia, a national consortium of researchers, who are developing bionic eye technology to assist in restoring lost vision to people with retinitis pigmentosa and age-related macular degeneration.

The biomechanics of muscle function
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The biomechanics of muscle function

Professor Marcus Pandy is leading a team of biomechanical engineers, who are conducting experiments to better understand muscle function in human movement, which will lead to improved rehabilitation and injury prevention programs.

Report from the 2011 Research Symposium
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Report from the 2011 Research Symposium

The Melbourne School of Engineering (MSE) held its annual Research Symposium on Friday May 13. The Symposium was well-attended with a mix of speakers and attendees from industry, government and research institutes, as well as Melbourne University and MSE colleagues.

Microchip marks first year for the bionic eye
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Microchip marks first year for the bionic eye

Bionic Vision Australia (BVA) has marked its first year of operation by developing a breakthrough microchip for the wide-view bionic eye.

Seeing the whole picture on infrastructure
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Seeing the whole picture on infrastructure

Professor Iven Mareels, Dean of the Melbourne School of Engineering, has written about the need for holistic infrastructure for service delivery, in the summer 2011 edition of the National Outlook.