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Debating sparks young interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

More than 50 students aged 11 and 12 years old will gather at the University of Melbourne this week to compete for bragging rights, debating Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related topics.

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.

How diseases can be targeted using nanotechnology and why it’s difficult
Opinion

How diseases can be targeted using nanotechnology and why it’s difficult

The engineering of nanoparticles for biomedical applications remains challenging, particularly when moving from the test tube to biological environments. Dr Mattias Björnmalm and Professor Frank Caruso discuss.

University of Melbourne moves up to 32 in Times Higher Education rankings
News

University of Melbourne moves up to 32 in Times Higher Education rankings

The University of Melbourne has climbed to 32nd in the world, and number 1 in Australia according to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. The latest news sees the University of Melbourne moving up from its ranking of 33 in 2016.

Sandra Kentish and MSE alumni recognised on the Most Innovative Engineers list from Create Magazine
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Sandra Kentish and MSE alumni recognised on the Most Innovative Engineers list from Create Magazine

Professor Sandra Kentish, the Head of the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, has been named as one of thirty of Australia’s Most Innovative Engineers in create magazine, the flagship publication of Engineers Australia.

Nano engineered peptide polymers clean up resistant superbugs
Features

Nano engineered peptide polymers clean up resistant superbugs

Nature’s prowess in making molecules with astounding properties, such as DNA, serves as important inspiration to Professor Greg Qiao, whose laboratory at the University of Melbourne has an impressive track record with synthesising nanomaterials with unusual new capabilities.