Professor Anne Steinemann, from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering, has discovered that common consumer products, including those marketed as ‘green’, ‘all-natural’, ‘non-toxic’, and ‘organic’, emit a range of compounds that could harm human health and air quality.
Professor Graeme Clark AC from the University of Melbourne is the first Australian to receive the US Russ Prize for an outstanding achievement in bioengineering innovation that is in widespread use to improve health and well-being: the cochlear implant.
This month, the Microsoft Centre for Social NUI teams with VCA to produce ‘Encounters’ for the SummerSalt arts festival.
A $5 million donation to the University of Melbourne’s Centre for Neural Engineering (CfNE) will provide critical funds to advance links between life sciences, engineering and physical sciences and drive the next wave of medical breakthroughs in Australia.
Associate Professor Shanton Chang, from the Department of Computing and Information Systems, discusses cyber-security with Channel NewsAsia.