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The Whey to Go – Rethinking waste from yoghurt production
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The Whey to Go – Rethinking waste from yoghurt production

Dr George Chen has developed a way to recover and use ingredients from acid whey, a major by-product of yoghurt production, creating a commercial solution to a growing environmental concern.

PhD Candidate Shu Lam
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Killing Superbugs with Star-Shaped Polymers instead of Antibiotics

Tiny, star-shaped molecules are effective at killing bacteria that can no longer be killed by current antibiotics, new research shows.

Chemical Engineering students take out KBR prize for best final year project
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Chemical Engineering students take out KBR prize for best final year project

A team of students from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has won the national KBR Student Design Prize for 2016.

Engineering and IT PhD research on show for 3 Minute Thesis
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Engineering and IT PhD research on show for 3 Minute Thesis

Two Melbourne School of Engineering PhD students took to the stage and pitched their research projects for the University of Melbourne 3 Minute Thesis Grand Final on Thursday 8 September.

Global crowdsourcing contest to predict epileptic seizures begins
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Global crowdsourcing contest to predict epileptic seizures begins

An online contest will let the globe’s keenest data scientists loose on the holy grail of epilepsy research — an algorithm that can predict seizures.

How energy access can power communities and create gender equality
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How energy access can power communities and create gender equality

An international conference examining inclusive energy solutions, being held at the University of Melbourne, will look at how access to energy can help reduce poverty, improve social inclusion, including balancing gender equity.