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Promising startups bound for glory with the Melbourne Accelerator Program

Eight student and alumni entrepreneurial teams have been given a headstart in the competitive global startup world thanks to The Melbourne Accelerator Program's 2015 Fellowships.

18 May 2015

Robotic arm to help those with limited mobility

A group of University of Melbourne students, lead by Marita Cheng, develop a robotic arm and improve the lives of people with limited mobility.

18 May 2015

Public Forum: Metadata in the Networked Society

A panel of experts will define metadata, explore its uses and probe its limitations at the MNSI's public forum, providing a unique opportunity to critically examine the role of metadata in fashioning the networked society.

12 May 2015

The security paradox: individual privacy versus digital driftnets

The Abbott government’s plan to enforce the mandatory data retention legislation is being done to make us safer, yet it creates new data security risks for us all, Dr Suelette Dreyfus and Associate Professor Shanton Chang from the Department of Computing and Information Systems write for The Conversation.

30 March 2015

Engineering and IT Information Evening – 15 April

Whether you are interested in a professional qualification, upskilling, or changing study areas, the Melbourne School of Engineering's masters level courses will give you a competitive edge. Join us at our Graduate Engineering & IT information evening.

30 March 2015

Opinion: Memo to business: information security is not just IT’s problem

Data leakage has become a significant security risk to Australian businesses, yet information breaches are more likely to come from employees rather than hackers. Dr Atif Ahmad, Dr Sean Maynard and Associate Professor Shanton Chang write for The Conversation.

24 March 2015

New web platform to promote literacy by helping children discover new books

A new online platform is allowing primary school children to explore the world of books in order to easily find reading material that best matches their interests and skill levels.

18 March 2015

Taking responsibility for online safety

Associate Professor Shanton Chang has written an article for The Conversation that urges us all to take greater responsibility for our online safety.

13 March 2015

Vanessa Teague discusses electronic voting in the NSW state election for The Conversation

Research Fellow in the Department of Computing and Information Systems, Dr Vanessa Teague has written for The Conversation about the potential issues with the use of electronic voting in the upcoming New South Wales election.

12 March 2015

Software student’s Crossy Road takes the mobile gaming world by storm

It may be difficult to make a living playing games, but Master of Engineering (Software) student Andy Sum has shown you can certainly make one by programming them.

10 March 2015


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