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Unique water tank allows scientists to replicate rogue ocean waves
Research

Unique water tank allows scientists to replicate rogue ocean waves

An international team of scientists have demonstrated how ocean winds can generate spontaneous rogue waves. This is the first step to predicting the potentially dangerous phenomena.

One in three Australians report health problems from fragranced consumer products
News

One in three Australians report health problems from fragranced consumer products

A University of Melbourne engineering researcher has found that one-third of Australians report health problems — ranging from migraine headaches to asthma attacks — when exposed to common fragranced consumer products such as air fresheners, cleaning products, laundry supplies, and personal care products.

Dean’s Public Lecture: Hidden Hazards – Common Consumer Products and Indoor Environments
Events

Dean’s Public Lecture: Hidden Hazards – Common Consumer Products and Indoor Environments

Professor Anne Steinemann will deliver a Dean’s Lecture about the hazards of indoor air pollutants lurking in everyday household products on Tuesday March 28, at 6.30pm, Carrillo Gantner Theatre, Sidney Myer Asia Centre.

Bolt innovation to improve infrastructure strength and resilience
Features

Bolt innovation to improve infrastructure strength and resilience

A major research collaboration based around new uses for the Australian-designed ONESIDE™ bolt is aimed at creating more cost-efficient and resilient building systems.

Melbourne launches world-first connected living transport lab
News

Melbourne launches world-first connected living transport lab

The fringe of Melbourne’s CBD will become a connected transport living lab from this year, in an ambitious project that will connect data from vehicles, bicycles, transport infrastructure and more.

RISER provides new data streams to assist bushfire decision-making
Features

RISER provides new data streams to assist bushfire decision-making

New weather monitoring networks, drones and cloud-sourced information are all being tested as part of a research collaboration targeting better planning and responses to bushfire emergencies in Victoria.