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Nitero acquired by leading technology multinational
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Nitero acquired by leading technology multinational

Nitero, the technology company co-founded by Professor Stan Skafidas from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, has been acquired by global technology giant Advanced Micro Devices, with Professor Skafidas set to head up AMD’s operations in Australia.

IT students off to the USA after claiming national Imagine Cup prize
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IT students off to the USA after claiming national Imagine Cup prize

A group of University of Melbourne IT students will be flown to Microsoft headquarters in Seattle this year after taking out the Australian final of the Microsoft Imagine Cup.

2017 Robogals Science Challenge
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2017 Robogals Science Challenge

The Robogals Science Challenge is a nationwide competition that encourages girls aged from 5 to 15 to explore STEM fields by conducting science and engineering projects.

Dr Penny Cook with Ms Ashworth
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Melbourne welcomes support for Bionic Vision Technologies

The University of Melbourne has welcomed today’s announcement of a new $18 million (USD) investment in Bionic Vision Technologies (BVT), the commercialisation company of the former Bionic Vision Australia (BVA).

Pushing sludge: flushing waste out of wastewater treatment processes
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Pushing sludge: flushing waste out of wastewater treatment processes

Better sludge disposal could significantly reduce the cost of wastewater treatment.

One in three Australians report health problems from fragranced consumer products
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One in three Australians report health problems from fragranced consumer products

A University of Melbourne engineering researcher has found that one-third of Australians report health problems — ranging from migraine headaches to asthma attacks — when exposed to common fragranced consumer products such as air fresheners, cleaning products, laundry supplies, and personal care products.