Current Master of Engineering (Software) student Andrew Sum and his business partner Matthew Hall have mesmerised iPhone users with their new App, Crossy Road. Since its release three weeks ago, the game has been downloaded by over 7.1 million people. with users spending combined 566 years playing the arcade-style game.
Unvalidated health information received from online forums could be placing people at risk according to recently published research from the University of Melbourne.
Ken Crozier, professor of Physics and Electronic Engineering works at the intersection between optics and nanomaterials. His most recent paper explores a breakthrough in the understanding of nanomaterials that can be used to sense minute quantities of chemicals in air and water.
The interface between medicine and engineering is growing ever stronger and clinicians are using new technologies to improve outcomes for patients. University of Melbourne experts have joined forces with the rehabilitation staff at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) to work with patients recovering from stroke or other nervous system injury.
Female undergraduate students from the University of Melbourne stepped into the world of coding at an Introduction to Programming Workshop this week. Experimenting with a range of programming tools and activities, students were challenged to design their own animations, apps and code.
Twenty-two students from four Victorian high schools attended Hack IT, a day-long workshop presented by NICTA and Digital Careers. Hosted at the University, the students had the opportunity to design their own travel tour apps for the City of Melbourne.