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Dr Penny Cook with Ms Ashworth
News

Melbourne welcomes support for Bionic Vision Technologies

The University of Melbourne has welcomed today’s announcement of a new $18 million (USD) investment in Bionic Vision Technologies (BVT), the commercialisation company of the former Bionic Vision Australia (BVA).

Pushing sludge: flushing waste out of wastewater treatment processes
News

Pushing sludge: flushing waste out of wastewater treatment processes

Better sludge disposal could significantly reduce the cost of wastewater treatment.

Irrigation network automation improves efficiency and water productivity
Features

Irrigation network automation improves efficiency and water productivity

Enhanced by Australian innovations, several large-scale gravity-fed irrigation networks are now delivering water to farms more efficiently, leading to improved productivity of limited water resources.

Australians could get faster broadband with more kerbside NBN connections
Opinion

Australians could get faster broadband with more kerbside NBN connections

The latest complaints about the National Broadband Network (NBN), including concerns about slow download speeds and frequent dropouts, show that all is not well with the NBN. The Conversation

Surgeons gain implant expertise with virtual training
Features

Surgeons gain implant expertise with virtual training

New technology has been developed at the University of Melbourne that allows visiting doctors to practise implanting a cochlear device within a simulated virtual-reality system.

Rehabilitation robotics helps restore movement
Features

Rehabilitation robotics helps restore movement

Combining mechanical engineering with the mechanics of human movement, researchers at the University of Melbourne are working to help restore mobility to people who have suffered a brain injury.