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Engineers awarded HealthTech Innovation Challenge prize to take their products to market
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Engineers awarded HealthTech Innovation Challenge prize to take their products to market

An entrepreneurial team from the Melbourne School of Engineering has used shipping industry technology to develop a robot to aid the rehabilitation of stroke patients. The team, ReCubit, was this week awarded $20,000 from the Graeme Clark Institute’s HealthTech Innovation Challenge.

Worawa drone exercise teaches students science and numeracy
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Worawa drone exercise teaches students science and numeracy

Indigenous school students from Worawa Aboriginal College in Healesville have learned how drones can assist rangers in remote communities in an exercise led by researchers from the University of Melbourne’s School of Computing and Information Systems (CIS).

Rajkumar Buyya takes out leading Australia and New Zealand research award
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Rajkumar Buyya takes out leading Australia and New Zealand research award

Professor Rajkumar Buyya from the Department of Computing and Information Systems has been awarded the 2017 Scopus Researcher Award for Excellence in Innovative Research for Australia and New Zealand.

MSE hosts successful workshop on recycled materials for civil engineering
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MSE hosts successful workshop on recycled materials for civil engineering

Academics from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering hosted a successful workshop discussing using sustainable and recycled materials in civil engineering projects.

A new home for biomedical engineering teaching and research excellence
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A new home for biomedical engineering teaching and research excellence

The Melbourne School of Engineering has officially launched the new Department of Biomedical Engineering, bringing together expertise from leading researchers in fields such as mechanical, electrical and chemical engineering, as well as medicine and mathematics.

Melbourne to lead new research network to address the Asia-Pacific housing crisis
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Melbourne to lead new research network to address the Asia-Pacific housing crisis

Engineers from the University of Melbourne will lead a new international research network to address the housing crisis in the Asia-Pacific region through the development of affordable and sustainable housing solutions.