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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.

Melbourne Accelerator Program named top Australian startup incubator
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Melbourne Accelerator Program named top Australian startup incubator

The University of Melbourne’s Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP) has been ranked number 1 in Australia and number 8 worldwide by the UBI Index, a Swedish Research Initiative comparing business incubators worldwide.

For your ears only
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For your ears only

Intelligent headphones are the future of listening, and young Melbourne researchers are leading their development.

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.

Coding for Women
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Coding for Women

Always wondered what computer programming was? The Department of Computing and Information Systems is running their annual Coding for Women workshop for undergraduate female students from the University of Melbourne.