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Fast Tracking Prosthetic Feet
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Fast Tracking Prosthetic Feet

Associate Professor Peter Lee, from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and his final year biomedical engineering students have been developing low-cost prosthetics for people in developing countries. Their work has been highlighted in an article in the latest edition of the Voice.

NBN vs 4G: the contest is already over
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NBN vs 4G: the contest is already over

Professor Rod Tucker comments on why the Australian NBN will deliver a superior broadband network to the proposed US 4G wireless network.

Geothermal energy research happening on campus
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Geothermal energy research happening on campus

The Geotechnical and Energy Research Group in the new Department of Infrastructure Engineering are researching direct geothermal energy systems. A detailed field trial is currently being undertaken on campus.

Where are you? How we describe place
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Where are you? How we describe place

Associate Professor Stephan Winter from the Melbourne School of Engineering (MSE) is leading a research team of experts in linguistics, computer science and spatial information science to try and bridge the gap in the way we explain locations to our friends and how we type descriptions into mapping services such as google maps or in-car navigation services.