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New facility to create safe carbon storage
CO2CRC Limited and the University of Melbourne will today open new $7.56 million emissions reduction laboratories aimed at providing clean, efficient and cost-effective energy for Australia.
Saving nutrients the whey to go
It takes four kilograms of milk to make just one kilogram of Greek yogurt, which means a lot of natural nutrients from milk are not readily being captured, and Australians consume a lot of Greek yogurt.
Killing superbugs with star-shaped polymers, not antibiotics
Tiny, star-shaped molecules are effective at killing bacteria that can no longer be killed by current antibiotics, new research shows.
Breaking down the barriers: how energy access can power communities and create gender equality
An international conference examining inclusive energy solutions, being held at the University of Melbourne, will look at how access to energy can help reduce poverty, improve social inclusion, including balancing gender equity.
Robot Olympics: Victoria’s best to go head-to-head
Hundreds of custom-made robots built by the finest young minds in the state are set to compete in the 2016 RoboCup Junior finals at the University of Melbourne on Tuesday 16 August.
University welcomes Lockheed Martin to Melbourne
The University of Melbourne has welcomed the arrival of Lockheed Martin’s new STELaRLab (Science, Technology, Engineering Leadership & Research Laboratory) to Melbourne, to be located off-campus, proximal to the University’s engineering and science innovation precinct.
Thinking machines in the physical world
Can driverless cars make ethical decisions? Should technologists warn communities of the effects their technologies are about to have? And can computers already think for themselves?
Transforming advanced manufacturing piece by piece
The University of Melbourne, in collaboration with Speedpanel Australia, has been awarded $3 million to undertake an Australian Government Cooperative Research Centre Project that will research and develop innovative pre-fabricated building systems for three years.
New transport think tank to lead policy and innovation
More than 20 top chief executive officers and executives from government and private sectors involved in the delivery of transport services met for the first time at the Transport Executive Forum (TEF) at the University of Melbourne.
Shaping an Indigenous future in engineering
Four of the top Victorian universities are uniting in their commitment to greater representation of Indigenous Australians in the field of engineering.
New age of computing launched at the University of Melbourne
A new age in High-Performance Computing (HPC) is about to begin at the University of Melbourne.
Celebrating 60 Years Of Victorian Computing
This month marks 60 years since the first computer came to Victoria and 60 years of computing at the University of Melbourne.
World-first pinpointing of atoms at work for quantum computers
Scientists can now identify the exact location of a single atom in a silicon crystal, a discovery that is key to greater accuracy in the operation of tomorrow's silicon-based quantum computers.
No more keys or cards? Technology goes under the skin
Researchers at the University of Melbourne are investigating the growth in a new type of technology, inserted under the skin, and set to revolutionise the way we gain access to our homes, our bank accounts and use public transport.
Rapid Feedback for student learning
A new app created by learning specialists from the University of Melbourne will enable teachers to assess and provide helpful feedback in real time as students deliver oral presentations.
New method for making biofuels is cheaper and better for the environment
Chemical and biomolecular engineers from the Melbourne School of Engineering have discovered a new way to deliver carbon dioxide to microalgae, which in turn can be harvested to make renewable fuels such as biodiesel.