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Alumni in Conversation: Alison Coutts
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Alumni in Conversation: Alison Coutts

Graduating in 1977 as the first female with a degree in chemical engineering from the University of Melbourne, Alison Coutts’ impressive career has spanned four continents and covered a breadth of experience including management of multinational oil and gas projects, strategy consulting, investment banking and the commercialisation of technology We […]

Melbourne School of Engineering honours outgoing Foundation Chair, Christine Tursky Gordon
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Melbourne School of Engineering honours outgoing Foundation Chair, Christine Tursky Gordon

This month we pay tribute to Christine Tursky Gordon (BE (Elec)(Hons)/ BA) who has recently stepped down as Chair of the Melbourne School of Engineering Foundation (MSE Foundation).

Marita Cheng leads Victorian Tech School Initiative
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Marita Cheng leads Victorian Tech School Initiative

Former Young Australian of the Year and Melbourne School of Engineering alumnus Marita Cheng has been named ambassador of the Victorian government’s Tech School Initiative, a program enabling students to supplement their studies and acquire STEM skills.

Social networking to empower older people
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Social networking to empower older people

25% of people aged 65 and over live alone in Australia. But Department of Computing and Information Systems lecturer Dr Jenny Waycott says the key to their empowerment could lie in social networking.

Brain in a dish: the therapeutic potential of stem cells and organoids
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Brain in a dish: the therapeutic potential of stem cells and organoids

In the last few years researchers have discovered how to grow ‘organoids’ in a dish, tiny groups of cells that resemble organs. In an UpClose podcast, Dr Mirella Dottori describes how she uses this research tool to better understand autism.

Sarah Webber, recipient of the Anita Borg Scholarship
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Google Anita Borg Scholarship to empower women through technology

Google has awarded Department of Computing Information Systems PhD student Sarah Webber with the Anita Borg Scholarship, recognising her passion to engage women in computer science and technology.