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A new space race is on to bring the internet to the whole world
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A new space race is on to bring the internet to the whole world

Professor Thas Ampalavanapillai Nirmalathas from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering describes how the race is on to get billions of people connected to the internet via a global network of satellites.

Truth and Nail
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Truth and Nail

University of Melbourne pollutants expert Professor Anne Steinemann reveals the dark side of the beauty industry in an interview with The Project, pointing to the “toxic trio” of chemicals commonly found in nail products.

Melbourne-Shenzhen Rehabilitation Research Centre Opens
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Melbourne-Shenzhen Rehabilitation Research Centre Opens

Osteoarthritis and osteoporotic fractures represent a major health problem in China. To address this growing health challenge, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Infrastructure Engineering Dr Lihai Zhang has helped develop the new Melbourne-Shenzhen Rehabilitation Centre.

Household Products Greenwashed
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Household Products Greenwashed

Professor of Civil Engineering Anne Steinemann describes green, organic or non-toxic consumer products as “greenwashing” in an interview with GreenRoom Sydney.

New industry-led centre to help transform Australian manufacturing
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New industry-led centre to help transform Australian manufacturing

The Hon Ian Macfarlane, Minister for Industry and Science, has announced an ambitious venture to transform Australian industry. The new Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC) will accelerate Australia’s transition into high value, knowledge-based manufacturing and brings together a powerful coalition of businesses and researchers.

Transforming the building industry piece by piece
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Transforming the building industry piece by piece

The University of Melbourne has been awarded $4,000,000 to establish The Australian Research Council (ARC) Training Centre for Advanced Manufacturing of Prefabricated Housing that will advance and transform the building industry in Australia. The Centre will be led by Professor Priyan Mendis and Dr Tuan Ngo from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering.