Tiny SkyHopper CubeSat to search for answers to big questions in astronomy

July 17 / 195

Researchers from the Faculty of Science and the Melbourne School of Engineering are working to design, build and launch into space a small but powerful ‘fast-response infrared telescope’, a nano-satellite known generically as a CubeSat.

Engineering PhD candidate selected to attend prestigious women in tech conference

June 17 / 194

Engineering PhD candidate Damayanthi Herath has secured a scholarship from the Anita Borg Institute (ABI) to attend the 2017 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Celebration.

IT students off to the USA after claiming Microsoft national Imagine Cup prize

May 17 / 193

A group of University of Melbourne IT students will be flown to Microsoft headquarters in Seattle this year after taking out the Australian final of the Microsoft Imagine Cup.

Worawa girls tackle IT and technology challenges

April 17 / 192

Indigenous school students from Healesville’s Worawa Aboriginal College have been developing valuable technology skills in a partnership initiative of the University of Melbourne’s School of Computing and Information Systems.

Postgraduate International Student of the Year award to Sina Khatami

September 16 / 186

Infrastructure Engineering PhD candidate Sina Khatami was named Postgraduate International Student of the Year at the Council of International Students Australia (CISA) annual conference in Darwin recently.

Space hackers answer the NASA Space Apps Challenge

May 16 / 181

The NASA International Space Apps Challenge is a huge international hackathon, with over 200 locations competing worldwide. During this year’s event in April, Melbourne participated for the first time, thanks to Carlton Connect at the University of Melbourne.

Eminent Japanese physicist honoured

May 16 / 181

Kyoto Prize recipient Professor Toyoki Kunitake, has been honoured at a materials science conference celebrating thirty years of Japanese-Australian research.

Melbourne University – now with drones!

March 16 / 176

New opportunities in remote sensing and research data acquisition will be generated with the launch of a new drone project, the Melbourne Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Platform, also known as MUASIP.

Student Formula SAE team in race to top of field

February 16 / 174

In a competitive field of over 30 local and international universities, MUR Motorsports achieved second place at the Formula SAE Australasia competition late last year. This is the highest position achieved in over 15 years of competing.

MSE graduates win Ericsson Innovation Challenge

December 15 / 173

Graduates from the Melbourne School of Engineering have won the Ericsson Innovation Challenge, a major international competition that aims to generate new software ideas to solve real-world problems.

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