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Rehabilitation robotics helps restore movement
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Rehabilitation robotics helps restore movement

Combining mechanical engineering with the mechanics of human movement, researchers at the University of Melbourne are working to help restore mobility to people who have suffered a brain injury.

Bolt innovation to improve infrastructure strength and resilience
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Bolt innovation to improve infrastructure strength and resilience

A major research collaboration based around new uses for the Australian-designed ONESIDE™ bolt is aimed at creating more cost-efficient and resilient building systems.

Microscope mapping by touch drives emulsion innovation
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Microscope mapping by touch drives emulsion innovation

Nanoscale mapping made possible by atomic force microscopy (AFM) is helping Professor Ray Dagastine to pioneer new ways to formulate emulsions and improve their functionality.

RISER provides new data streams to assist bushfire decision-making
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RISER provides new data streams to assist bushfire decision-making

New weather monitoring networks, drones and cloud-sourced information are all being tested as part of a research collaboration targeting better planning and responses to bushfire emergencies in Victoria.

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Online community designed to support mental health for young people

Computing specialists and mental health professionals are collaborating to create a confidential online community that they hope can provide much-needed support for young people recovering from mental illness.

Intelligent controller to optimise robotic-aided stroke rehabilitation
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Intelligent controller to optimise robotic-aided stroke rehabilitation

The next generation of a robotic aid to help patients regain movement after a stroke is nearing completion as a result of an internationally collaborative initiative involving researchers at the University of Melbourne.