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Is technology addiction the same as drug addiction?
Opinion

Is technology addiction the same as drug addiction?

Dr Greg Wadley from the School of Computing and Information Systems discusses how technology can change a user’s mental and emotional state.

New command centres control emergency scene data
Features

New command centres control emergency scene data

Sharing data from the multitude of sensors deployed at accident or disaster sites is the aim of a new research collaboration designed to improve the flow of critical information and response of those coordinating emergency services.

Satisfaction score to improve quality of internet search results
Features

Satisfaction score to improve quality of internet search results

With a billion internet queries a day processed by search engines, such as Google and Bing, the amount of data captured about how people search the internet is almost unimaginable.

The aftermath of the Grenfell fire: Are Australian buildings safe?
Events

The aftermath of the Grenfell fire: Are Australian buildings safe?

Fire safety expert Dr Jonathan Barnett will discuss building facades and fire safety at this free public lecture from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering.

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.

Melbourne to Lead New Academic Centre of Cyber Security Excellence
News

Melbourne to Lead New Academic Centre of Cyber Security Excellence

The University of Melbourne is one of two institutions chosen to lead the Federal Government’s efforts to build the cyber security expertise and job-ready skills needed by Australian industries.