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A new home for biomedical engineering teaching and research excellence
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A new home for biomedical engineering teaching and research excellence

The Melbourne School of Engineering has officially launched the new Department of Biomedical Engineering, bringing together expertise from leading researchers in fields such as mechanical, electrical and chemical engineering, as well as medicine and mathematics.

Melbourne to lead new research network to address the Asia-Pacific housing crisis
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Melbourne to lead new research network to address the Asia-Pacific housing crisis

Engineers from the University of Melbourne will lead a new international research network to address the housing crisis in the Asia-Pacific region through the development of affordable and sustainable housing solutions.

Shing Yue Sheung working on the neoNAV protoype.
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BioDesign Innovation: Medtech startup success for Melbourne School of Engineering alumni

NAVi Medical Technologies, a startup co-founded by Melbourne School of Engineering and Melbourne Business School alumni, has received more than $200,000 in support for its development of a medical device that aims to improve health outcomes for critically ill newborns.

International workshop on powering communities to promote equality
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International workshop on powering communities to promote equality

More than 40 academics, engineers and government leaders from Asia will gather at the University of Melbourne this week to examine how renewable energy technologies and systems can reduce poverty, address social inclusion and improve gender balance.

University of Melbourne moves up to 32 in Times Higher Education rankings
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University of Melbourne moves up to 32 in Times Higher Education rankings

The University of Melbourne has climbed to 32nd in the world, and number 1 in Australia according to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. The latest news sees the University of Melbourne moving up from its ranking of 33 in 2016.

Researchers turning waste glass into stronger and more affordable concrete
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Researchers turning waste glass into stronger and more affordable concrete

A team from the Melbourne School of Engineering led by Associate Professor Tuan Ngo has developed a lightweight prefabricated concrete material that is stronger and cheaper than traditional concrete.