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MAP startup teams bound for Silicon Valley

The University of Melbourne’s in-house entrepreneur accelerator, the Melbourne Accelerator Program, (MAP) is headed to Silicon Valley.

27 November 2014

MSE hosts leading international engineering education conference

Students and academics from Asia, Australia and Oceania will come together to work on potential engineering collaborations and exchange big ideas at the Asia-Oceania Top University League on Engineering, which the Melbourne School of Engineering hosts from 26 - 28 November.

17 November 2014

Engineering alum’s app to help people make smarter financial choices

When it comes to managing money, many people on average incomes would not consider consulting a top financial planner. However alumnus and entrepreneur Andrew Lai is hoping to change that, with a new app to make financial advice accessible to all.

13 November 2014

Melbourne’s Tin Alley Beta awarded Australia’s Most Outstanding Internship Program

An IT internship program launched by the Melbourne School of Information (MSI) has been honoured as Australia's Most Outstanding Internship Program.

13 November 2014

Melbourne Knowledge Week lectures now available

Melbourne Knowledge Week, a multidisciplinary, cross-sector festival showcasing a range of innovative projects, was hosted recently by the City of Melbourne. Professors Justin Zobel, Edmund Crampin and Marimuthu Palaniswami from the Melbourne School of Engineering presented events throughout the week.

11 November 2014

New ARC projects in engineering and IT

The Melbourne School of Engineering has received funding for six Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRA), ten Discovery Projects (DP), one Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) grant and two non-lead LIEF grants in the latest round of ARC grant funding announced yesterday.

6 November 2014

xLabs: The Power of Gaze Tracking

“Our goal in creating xLabs was to capture human intention and behavior that could not be inferred from keyboard and mouse interactions. As webcams have become a fundamental feature in computers, this approach offers an ideal way to achieve this,” says co-founder and computer science PhD Alan Zhang.

3 November 2014

Engineering a Better World with Lizzie Brown – 11 November

Engineers Without Borders CEO Lizzie Brown is passionate about creating positive change for communities through engineering. In this lecture, she explains how EWB makes a difference and shares her vision for the humanitarian organisation's future.

30 October 2014

Student ideas shine at Endeavour 2014

A robot that can clean your pool, a portable headpiece to monitor brain activity and a cutting-edge racing vehicle were just some of the ingenious engineering and IT final year projects on display at Endeavour 2014.

23 October 2014

Students and researchers to benefit from new agreement with leading software company

Autodesk, an international software design company, and the University of Melbourne have inked a partnership to provide students, staff and researchers with campus-wide access to the design software leader’s full 3D product portfolio.

23 October 2014


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