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Associate Professor Peter Dower wins Best SICON Paper Prize
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Associate Professor Peter Dower wins Best SICON Paper Prize

Associate Professor Peter Dower from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering will receive the 2017 SIAG/CST Best SICON Paper Prize.

Unique water tank allows scientists to replicate rogue ocean waves
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Unique water tank allows scientists to replicate rogue ocean waves

An international team of scientists have demonstrated how ocean winds can generate spontaneous rogue waves. This is the first step to predicting the potentially dangerous phenomena.

Below the ocean’s surface with Professor Alexander Babanin
Alumni / Research

Below the ocean’s surface with Professor Alexander Babanin

Graduating from the Lomonosov Moscow State University in Russia with a Bachelor of Physics in 1983, Professor Alexander Babanin went on to pursue a PhD in Physical Oceanography at the Marine Hydro-physical Institute in Sebastopol.

The mechanics of biology: a discussion with Professor Peter Lee
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The mechanics of biology: a discussion with Professor Peter Lee

Professor Peter Lee is widely recognised for his work in biomechanics and rehabilitation engineering. “Once you understand the properties of muscles, bones and tissues you can do a lot.”

Molecular mozzarella: What makes mozzarella stretchy?
Features / Research

Molecular mozzarella: What makes mozzarella stretchy?

The secrets of mozzarella cheese are being unravelled by Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering PhD student Anita Pax.

Melbourne researchers create hope for sufferers of inflammatory bowel disease
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Melbourne researchers create hope for sufferers of inflammatory bowel disease

Melbourne researchers are creating hope for sufferers of inflammatory bowel diseases, one of the damaging side effects of post-traumatic stress disorder.