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Defence Science Institute announced

The University of Melbourne has joined the Defence Science and Technology Organisation to establish a Defence Science Institute that will use cross-disciplinary research to solve complex, long-term challenges for the Australian Defence Force.

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ARC funding for MSE projects in 2011

The Melbourne School of Engineering has performed well in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) grants for 2011. The School has attracted funding for 16 Discovery Project (DP) grants worth $5.993M and 3 new ARC Linkage Project (LP) grants worth $1.42M, with partner contributions of $1.27M.

IBM global R&D lab will benefit MSE research
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IBM global R&D lab will benefit MSE research

IBM will establish a new global research and development laboratory at the University of Melbourne, to commence operation in the first quarter of 2011.

Low-cost prosthetics: student projects
Research

Low-cost prosthetics: student projects

Two teams of final year engineering students have been working on low-cost prosthetic projects, which have included field trips to Cambodia and Vietnam. Here are their stories.

Low-cost artificial limbs using the pressure cast technique
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Low-cost artificial limbs using the pressure cast technique

Dr Peter Vee Sin Lee from the Department of Mechanical Engineering is Chief Investigator on a project developing low-cost artificial limbs using the pressure cast (PCAST) technique.

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Our students in the news: Francis Heil

Undergraduate engineering student Francis Heil has been featured in news articles and radio interviews talking about his work with Bionic Vision Australia (BVA).