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Surgeons gain implant expertise with virtual training
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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.

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Online community designed to support mental health for young people

Computing specialists and mental health professionals are collaborating to create a confidential online community that they hope can provide much-needed support for young people recovering from mental illness.

Celebrating our 800th PhD completion for 2016
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Celebrating our 800th PhD completion for 2016

Congratulations to Maria Alejandra Rodriguez Sossa from the Melbourne School of Engineering’s Department of Computing and Information Systems, who recently became the 800th graduate research candidate for the year to complete her PhD.

Data contrasting highlights changing use of city
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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.

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.

Augmented reality brings new life to retail
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Augmented reality brings new life to retail

Augmented reality can bring a whole new experience to the purchase of clothing, but storytelling skills can add a crucial link when using this technology to connect place and culture for customers in retail settings.