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Simulation-guided engineering of fluids in the complex subsurface
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Simulation-guided engineering of fluids in the complex subsurface

Professor Stephan Matthai will examine how computer-simulation based research and insights from complex systems science can help to assess the performance and environmental impact of subsurface engineering projects so that potential side effects can be eliminated prior to project implementation.

Hydrodynamic forces tapped for therapeutic purposes
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Hydrodynamic forces tapped for therapeutic purposes

Novel hydrodynamic modelling is helping to unravel the forces behind the life-threatening clumping of human proteins that can trigger type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, as well as many other conditions.

Data contrasting highlights changing use of city
Features

Data contrasting highlights changing use of city

Improved traffic management and targeted public transport services are the focus of new algorithms being developed to draw meaning from the mountains of data now available about where we travel, how, and when.

Pre-fabrication manufacturing set to boost building industry
News

Pre-fabrication manufacturing set to boost building industry

A new centre based at the University of Melbourne will help unlock the potential growth of Australia’s prefabricated building industry by creating a co-operative training system between industry and universities.

New computer assisted rehabilitation lab for Melbourne
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New computer assisted rehabilitation lab for Melbourne

An agreement has been signed to establish the first Motekforce Link CAREN Extended system in Australia at the University of Melbourne, in a dedicated laboratory for cognitive and neuromuscular research.

Associate Professor David Grayden
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Electrical approach triggers new treatments for chronic disease

Known variously as bioelectronics or electroceuticals, emerging therapies that use the electronics or electrical stimulation of the nervous system to treat chronic disease offer exciting potential for improved human health and wellbeing.