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

Damayanthi Herath to attend prestigious women in tech conference
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Damayanthi Herath to attend prestigious women in tech conference

Engineering PhD candidate Damayanthi Herath has secured a scholarship from the Anita Borg Institute (ABI) to attend the 2017 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.

Balance calculations help to automate forklifts on the move
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Balance calculations help to automate forklifts on the move

A new joint-venture research project aims to improve the safety of forklift operations by providing them with greater automation of their equipment.

Rehabilitation robotics helps restore movement
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Rehabilitation robotics helps restore movement

Combining mechanical engineering with the mechanics of human movement, researchers at the University of Melbourne are working to help restore mobility to people who have suffered a brain injury.

Intelligent controller to optimise robotic-aided stroke rehabilitation
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Intelligent controller to optimise robotic-aided stroke rehabilitation

The next generation of a robotic aid to help patients regain movement after a stroke is nearing completion as a result of an internationally collaborative initiative involving researchers at the University of Melbourne.

Fluid modelling helps predict heart disease outcomes
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Fluid modelling helps predict heart disease outcomes

The same mathematical equations and supercomputers used to model airflow around passenger jet liners are finding important new applications in medicine.