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New transport think tank to lead policy and innovation
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New transport think tank to lead policy and innovation

More than 20 top CEOs and Executives from government and private sectors involved in the delivery of transport services met for the first ever at the Transport Executive Forum (TEF) at the University of Melbourne.

Shaping an Indigenous future in Engineering
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Shaping an Indigenous future in Engineering

The University of Melbourne, Monash, Swinburne and RMIT Universities are hosting the inaugural Victorian Indigenous Engineering Winter School (VIEWS).

Professor David Solomon awarded Companion of the Order of Australia
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Professor David Solomon awarded Companion of the Order of Australia

Emeritus Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, David Solomon has been recognised in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours, where he has been named a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC).

Troy McCann: Bringing outer space back to Australia
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Troy McCann: Bringing outer space back to Australia

In 1966, a team of students from the University of Melbourne built Australia’s first satellite which they successfully launched in 1970. In late 2014, a team of University of Melbourne students formed the Melbourne Space Program (MSP) to continue what these alumni had begun.

The history of computing is both evolution and revolution
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The history of computing is both evolution and revolution

This month marks the 60th anniversary of the first computer in an Australian university. Six decades on, Professor Justin Zobel looks at how things have changed, as part of this month’s Computing turns 60 series for the Conversation.

Ten exciting new startups supported through the 2016 Melbourne Accelerator Program
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Ten exciting new startups supported through the 2016 Melbourne Accelerator Program

The University of Melbourne’s Startup Accelerator, the Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP) has seen record numbers of entries and the largest ever intake into the prestigious startup program.