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Future vision for Australia’s bionic eye
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Future vision for Australia’s bionic eye

With the aid of a $1 million dollar grant from the federal government, the bionic eye project is about to take a big leap forward, with trials moving from the laboratory into the home.

The Handbook of Recycling: Working towards a Greener Future
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The Handbook of Recycling: Working towards a Greener Future

Every year, Australians produce over 18 million tonnes of waste. But by improving our knowledge of what can be recycled and how we can do it, we can create a positive future for our environment. Addressing recycling in his recent book, Honorary Infrastructure Engineering Professor Markus Reuter has been recognised by the ISWA for his understanding of recycling processes and implications.

Using Shape to Restore Vision, with PhD student Evgeni Sergeev
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Using Shape to Restore Vision, with PhD student Evgeni Sergeev

Neuroengineering PhD student Evgeni Sergeev is playing an important role in bionic eye development.

Professor Stan Skafidas
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Screening along the spectrum: The search for a genetic test for autism

In the latest edition of Up Close, Dr Shane Huntington speaks to neuropsychiatrist Professor Chris Pantelis and neural engineering research Professor Stan Skafidas about the potential for using genetics to improve the diagnosis of autism.

MSE celebrates new Future Fellows
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MSE celebrates new Future Fellows

University of Melbourne researchers have been awarded the largest share of ARC Future Fellowships funding with more than $17 million allocated to support 22 outstanding researchers, with four from the Melbourne School of Engineering, one project led by Associate Professor Kenneth Crozier being shared with the Department of Physics in the Faculty of Science.

Dr Yongping Wei: pioneering water research between China and Australia
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Dr Yongping Wei: pioneering water research between China and Australia

Dr Yongping Wei completed her PhD at the University of Melbourne and she is now developing new approaches to water resource management in Australia and China, with funding support from an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship.