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Are smart meters changing consumer habits?

A team of researchers from the University of Melbourne is leading large-scale field experiments to evaluate how consumers respond to smart meter technologies.

14 July 2014

25 Years of the Internet: Justin Zobel for The Conversation

It used to belong to a privileged community, but now the Internet has become a worldwide phenomenon – an irreplaceable part of our daily lives.

9 July 2014

Melbourne Accelerator Program 2014 Launch Party

The Melbourne Accelerator Program Launch Party marks the official opening of the University of Melbourne's startup incubator program for 2014, where we showcase our cohort of MAP14 Entrepreneurial Fellows.

7 July 2014

Thas Nirmalathas appointed new Director of the Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society

Professor Thas Nirmalathas of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, has been appointed the Director of the University of Melbourne's Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society (IBES).

7 July 2014

MSE scores 7 new ARC linkage grants

The Melbourne School of Engineering has secured seven lead ARC Linkage grants and 2 non-lead grants, in the latest round of linkage grant funding announced today, attracting close to $4 million in ARC and partner organisation funding.

27 June 2014

University of Melbourne tops cloud computing research

The University of Melbourne is a world leader in cloud computing research according to a recent paper, “A Scientific Analysis of Cloud Computing Literature” published in the IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing.

25 June 2014

Melbourne entrepreneurial program ranked in top 25 in the world

The University of Melbourne’s in-house entrepreneur incubator, the Melbourne Accelerator Program, has been ranked 13th in the world by the leading Swedish-based UBI Index.

25 June 2014

Marking 25 years of the internet in Australia

In late 1980s Australia, BuzzFeed was a distant dream, Facebook sounded like a non sequitur and 'the cloud' resided only in the sky. But all that was to change with the arrival of the internet to our shores on June 24th 1989 — exactly 25 years ago today.

24 June 2014

G20 whistleblower protection laws lacking

The majority of whistleblower protection laws in G20 countries fail to meet best international standards despite a public pledge to shield whistleblowers from retaliation, a new report has found.

18 June 2014

Google’s plan for internet access from the sky

From Internet access for all via a new satellite network of low-orbitting balloons, to the Internet of Things, and new plans for satellite phone connectivity and wifi, Professor Thas Nirthalamas investigates some exciting developments in next generation communications technology.

17 June 2014


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