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Melbourne to Lead New Academic Centre of Cyber Security Excellence
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Melbourne to Lead New Academic Centre of Cyber Security Excellence

The University of Melbourne is one of two institutions chosen to lead the Federal Government’s efforts to build the cyber security expertise and job-ready skills needed by Australian industries.

University of Melbourne to lead new ARC Training Centre in Cognitive Computing for Medical Technologies
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University of Melbourne to lead new ARC Training Centre in Cognitive Computing for Medical Technologies

The University of Melbourne will partner with IBM Research to launch a new Training Centre in Cognitive Computing for Medical Technologies thanks to $4.1m in funding from the Australian Research Council.

New hub for biomedical engineering research named after inventor of cochlear implant
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New hub for biomedical engineering research named after inventor of cochlear implant

A new institute that brings together biomedical engineers, clinical researchers and industry partners to develop real-world solutions for public health has been launched.

Damayanthi Herath to attend prestigious women in tech conference
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Damayanthi Herath to attend prestigious women in tech conference

Engineering PhD candidate Damayanthi Herath has secured a scholarship from the Anita Borg Institute (ABI) to attend the 2017 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.

Nitero acquired by leading technology multinational
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Nitero acquired by leading technology multinational

Nitero, the technology company co-founded by Professor Stan Skafidas from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, has been acquired by global technology giant Advanced Micro Devices, with Professor Skafidas set to head up AMD’s operations in Australia.

IT students off to the USA after claiming national Imagine Cup prize
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IT students off to the USA after claiming national Imagine Cup prize

A group of University of Melbourne IT students will be flown to Microsoft headquarters in Seattle this year after taking out the Australian final of the Microsoft Imagine Cup.