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Water research program to renew Lake Urmia in Iran
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Water research program to renew Lake Urmia in Iran

A joint research program between The University of Melbourne and Sharif University of Technology in Iran will focus on finding practical solutions to the urgent issues facing the Lake Urmia basin, a national priority for Iran.

Made Possible by Melbourne celebrates our research
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Made Possible by Melbourne celebrates our research

Made Possible by Melbourne is a free exhibition celebrating world-changing research by the University of Melbourne. Exhibits can be found on street corners, tram stops and throughout the CBD through the month of November.

Fuel efficiency and emissions focus of motoring research partnership
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Fuel efficiency and emissions focus of motoring research partnership

The need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is driving innovation in the passenger vehicle industry, and the University of Melbourne is at the forefront of research efforts through its longstanding partnership with the Ford Motor Company.

Fragranced products: risks for people and profits?
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Fragranced products: risks for people and profits?

Over one-third of Americans report health problems—from asthma attacks to migraine headaches—when exposed to common fragranced consumer products such as air fresheners, cleaning supplies, laundry products, scented candles, cologne, and personal care products.

Student ingenuity shines at Endeavour exhibition 2016
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Student ingenuity shines at Endeavour exhibition 2016

A battery that charges over wifi is just one of the student inventions launched at the Endeavour Engineering & IT Exhibition 2016, the University of Melbourne’s showcase of Engineering and IT design projects.

Patients see light as first sign of restored vision from bionic eye prototype
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Patients see light as first sign of restored vision from bionic eye prototype

The brain’s electrical conductivity creates a special place in medicine for electrical engineers. It has allowed them to open new frontiers, using implanted electronic devices to bypass damaged human sense organs and reconnect the brain to information about the external world.