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It may not be beautiful but the new ten dollar note is pretty secure
Opinion

It may not be beautiful but the new ten dollar note is pretty secure

The new series of Australian banknotes are not a designer’s dream but they are the strongest yet in terms of preventing counterfeiting. Professor David Solomon from the Department of Chemical Engineering writes for The Conversation, along with Swinburne’s Professor Tom Spurling.

Public Lecture: Keeping the green lights on – Professor Pierluigi Mancarella
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Public Lecture: Keeping the green lights on – Professor Pierluigi Mancarella

Can renewable energy meet our environmental responsibilities and still be affordable and secure? Join Professor Pierluigi Mancarella in this free public lecture.

How diseases can be targeted using nanotechnology and why it’s difficult
Opinion

How diseases can be targeted using nanotechnology and why it’s difficult

The engineering of nanoparticles for biomedical applications remains challenging, particularly when moving from the test tube to biological environments. Dr Mattias Björnmalm and Professor Frank Caruso discuss.

Researchers turning waste glass into stronger and more affordable concrete
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Researchers turning waste glass into stronger and more affordable concrete

A team from the Melbourne School of Engineering led by Associate Professor Tuan Ngo has developed a lightweight prefabricated concrete material that is stronger and cheaper than traditional concrete.

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.