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A new home for biomedical engineering teaching and research excellence
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A new home for biomedical engineering teaching and research excellence

The Melbourne School of Engineering has officially launched the new Department of Biomedical Engineering, bringing together expertise from leading researchers in fields such as mechanical, electrical and chemical engineering, as well as medicine and mathematics.

Melbourne to lead new research network to address the Asia-Pacific housing crisis
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Melbourne to lead new research network to address the Asia-Pacific housing crisis

Engineers from the University of Melbourne will lead a new international research network to address the housing crisis in the Asia-Pacific region through the development of affordable and sustainable housing solutions.

Digital media are changing the face of buildings, and urban policy needs to change with them
Opinion

Digital media are changing the face of buildings, and urban policy needs to change with them

Architecture has opportunities that it never had before, and urban policy needs to keep up with these developments. Niels Wouters from the Microsoft Research Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces discusses.

Shing Yue Sheung working on the neoNAV protoype.
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BioDesign Innovation: Medtech startup success for Melbourne School of Engineering alumni

NAVi Medical Technologies, a startup co-founded by Melbourne School of Engineering and Melbourne Business School alumni, has received more than $200,000 in support for its development of a medical device that aims to improve health outcomes for critically ill newborns.

International workshop on powering communities to promote equality
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International workshop on powering communities to promote equality

More than 40 academics, engineers and government leaders from Asia will gather at the University of Melbourne this week to examine how renewable energy technologies and systems can reduce poverty, address social inclusion and improve gender balance.

It may not be beautiful but the new ten dollar note is pretty secure
Opinion

It may not be beautiful but the new ten dollar note is pretty secure

The new series of Australian banknotes are not a designer’s dream but they are the strongest yet in terms of preventing counterfeiting. Professor David Solomon from the Department of Chemical Engineering writes for The Conversation, along with Swinburne’s Professor Tom Spurling.