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New industry-led centre to help transform Australian manufacturing
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New industry-led centre to help transform Australian manufacturing

The Hon Ian Macfarlane, Minister for Industry and Science, has announced an ambitious venture to transform Australian industry. The new Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC) will accelerate Australia’s transition into high value, knowledge-based manufacturing and brings together a powerful coalition of businesses and researchers.

Transforming the building industry piece by piece
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Transforming the building industry piece by piece

The University of Melbourne has been awarded $4,000,000 to establish The Australian Research Council (ARC) Training Centre for Advanced Manufacturing of Prefabricated Housing that will advance and transform the building industry in Australia. The Centre will be led by Professor Priyan Mendis and Dr Tuan Ngo from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering.

Engineering graduate selected as Gates Cambridge Scholar
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Engineering graduate selected as Gates Cambridge Scholar

Melbourne School of Engineering alumnus, Michael Li, is one of only eight Australians to be selected for the prestigious 2015 Gates Cambridge Scholarships.

Explaining the fundamentals to create efficient networks
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Explaining the fundamentals to create efficient networks

After more than 20 years of research into the Steiner tree problem and related topics in network optimisation, Associate Professor Marcus Brazil, from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, has written a comprehensive book on this area, with his colleague, Professor Martin Zachariasen, from the University of Copenhagen.

Promising startups bound for glory with the Melbourne Accelerator Program
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Promising startups bound for glory with the Melbourne Accelerator Program

Eight student and alumni entrepreneurial teams have been given a headstart in the competitive global startup world thanks to The Melbourne Accelerator Program’s 2015 Fellowships.

Robotic arm to help those with limited mobility
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Robotic arm to help those with limited mobility

A group of University of Melbourne students, lead by Marita Cheng, develop a robotic arm and improve the lives of people with limited mobility.