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Public Lecture: Bringing Australia’s Broadband Network into the 21st Century

In this Public Lecture on 8 September, Professor Rod Tucker will discuss what Australia needs to do to become a world leader in broadband connectivity.

25 August 2015

Student guest post: Stepping outside the lecture theatre

After seeing the sights in Europe, Master of Engineering (Biomedical) student Naomi Sutanto was uneasy about returning home and falling back into the same routine. However, determined to make the most of her final year, Naomi soon found a variety of unique opportunities around the campus.

24 August 2015

Student Q&A: Studying the Master of Information Systems

While working as an analyst for a top business management consulting firm, Sukirtha Aruna aspired to enhance her understanding of information technology. Now she studies the Master of Information Systems, and in this special Q&A, reveals what graduate IT is really like.

24 August 2015

University-led initiatives alleviate STEM gender imbalance

Recent government figures reveal sixty per cent of tertiary graduates last year were women, yet gender imbalance within the STEM industry persists.

24 August 2015

Marita Cheng develops AI to help the blind experience the world

Melbourne School of Engineering alumna Marita Cheng is working in Silicon Valley on a new app that allows blind people to identify the world directly in front of them using machine vision technology.

19 August 2015

Creative machines on show for Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest

School students from across Victoria brought their engineering a-game to the University of Melbourne this week, battling it out to create the strangest machines possible as part of the Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest.

13 August 2015

Student guest post: Getting involved with Engineers Without Borders

Master of Engineering (Civil) student Alexandra Weisenberger shares what it's like to be involved in an organisation that is using engineering to make the world a better place.

3 August 2015

Self-building 3D printed bricks hint at future without assembly lines

A new study has shown that high frequency vibrations can cause bricks to self-assemble into a larger 3D cylinder, a finding that may one day help do away with the need for assembly lines. The University of Melbourne's Bernard Meade discusses with the Conversation.

31 July 2015

Air-travel innovator joins Melbourne to address big challenges

The University of Melbourne is responding to modern engineering challenges with the recent appointment of Professor Richard Sandberg from the UK, an expert in making air travel faster and cheaper.

27 July 2015

Student guest post: Lost in Delft

Student ambassador and Master of Engineering (Biomedical) student Naomi Sutanto continues her study abroad journey, this time exploring the beautiful Netherlands .

20 July 2015


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