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.

University to host leading bioinformatics hub

June 15 / 159


A joint agreement with EMBL Australia will see the establishment of a state-of-the-art bioinformatics resource hub at the University.

Engineering graduate selected as Gates Cambridge Scholar

May 15 / 157

Environmentally Sustainable Development (ESD) engineer Michael Li, graduate of the University, is one of eight Australians to be selected as 2015 Gates Cambridge Scholars. 

Student 'Endeavour' on display at engineering showcase

November 14 / 148

A pool cleaning robot, a portable headpiece to monitor brain activity and a cutting-edge racing vehicle were among the engineering and IT final year projects on display at Endeavour 2014.

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