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Hidden hazards found in green products
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Hidden hazards found in green products

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.

Prestigious US Bioengineering award to Professor Graeme Clark for Cochlear implant
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Prestigious US Bioengineering award to Professor Graeme Clark for Cochlear implant

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.

Averting a water crisis
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Averting a water crisis

Professor Peter Scales, from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, is developing cheap, safe technology to recycle dirty water into clean drinking water, to ensure Australia’s future water supply.

Computational innovation at SummerSalt arts festival
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Computational innovation at SummerSalt arts festival

This month, the Microsoft Centre for Social NUI teams with VCA to produce ‘Encounters’ for the SummerSalt arts festival.

Generous gift fires up engineering innovation in healthcare
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Generous gift fires up engineering innovation in healthcare

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.

Dr Shanton Chang
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Shanton Chang discusses cyber security in the modern world

Associate Professor Shanton Chang, from the Department of Computing and Information Systems, discusses cyber-security with Channel NewsAsia.