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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.

Regional Australia is crying out for equitable access to broadband
Opinion

Regional Australia is crying out for equitable access to broadband

Internet and broadband connectivity are the foundation of the networked economy. But to ensure the benefits of the networked economy are evenly distributed, the Australian government needs to ensure access to the internet to encourage and support innovation.

Simulation-guided engineering of fluids in the complex subsurface
Events

Simulation-guided engineering of fluids in the complex subsurface

Professor Stephan Matthai will examine how computer-simulation based research and insights from complex systems science can help to assess the performance and environmental impact of subsurface engineering projects so that potential side effects can be eliminated prior to project implementation.

Pre-fabrication manufacturing set to boost building industry
News

Pre-fabrication manufacturing set to boost building industry

A new centre based at the University of Melbourne will help unlock the potential growth of Australia’s prefabricated building industry by creating a co-operative training system between industry and universities.

Water research program to renew Lake Urmia in Iran
News

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.

Fragranced products: risks for people and profits?
News

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.