Post Tagged with: "computing and information systems"

Emerson Keenan present multi-sensory toy for children with autism
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University of Melbourne students engineer Rainbow Box for children with autism

Engineering and IT students from the University of Melbourne have joined forces to develop the “Rainbow Box”, a low-cost multi-sensory toy for children with autism.

A bird's eye-view of the Fishermans Bend campus
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New engineering campus at Fishermans Bend

The University of Melbourne will build a new, seven-hectare campus at Fishermans Bend as part of its almost $1 billion commitment to create a world-class engineering school for the 21st century.

Professor Ben Shneiderman
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Leading Human Computer Interaction researcher to receive honorary award and to present free lecture at Melbourne

Leading Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) researcher, Professor Ben Shneiderman from the University of Maryland, will this year be awarded a prestigious Doctor of Engineering (Honoris Causa) from the University of Melbourne. He will also present a free public lecture on 14 December.

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).

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Debating Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths a hit for girls

A team of six girls from Clifton Hill Primary School has shown off their debating skills, taking home state bragging rights at the Primary School Statewide Tournament, held at the University of Melbourne.

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.