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In an Australian-first surgical procedure, engineers from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Melbourne along with Epworth Freemasons’ Oral & Maxillofacial surgeon George Dimitroulis, have corrected a young man’s rare congenital jaw deformity, using a 3D printed jaw joint that was designed and created in Melbourne.

Australian Universities are uniting in their commitment to greater representation of Indigenous Australians in the field of Engineering.

California is looking to Melbourne for solutions to prolonged drought, after researchers find strategies implemented during the 2010 drought were successful. 

Victoria will host a state-of-the-art bioinformatics resource hub following a joint agreement between the University of Melbourne and EMBL Australia, through funding from Bioplatforms Australia.

An ambitious venture to transform Australian industry has been announced by the Hon Ian Macfarlane, Minister for Industry and Science. The new Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC) is designed to accelerate Australia’s transition into high value, knowledge-based manufacturing and brings together a powerful coalition of businesses and researchers.

The University of Melbourne, in conjunction with The University of Sydney, Curtin University of Technology and Monash University, has been awarded $4,000,000 to establish The Australian Research Council (ARC) Training Centre for Advanced Manufacturing of Prefabricated Housing that will advance and transform the building industry in Australia.

Researchers from the Melbourne School of Engineering at the University of Melbourne, in conjunction with CSIRO, have developed new membranes or micro-filters that will result in clean water in a much more energy efficient manner.

A University of Melbourne researcher has found that common consumer products, including those marketed as ‘green', 'all-natural', 'non-toxic', and ‘organic’, emit a range of compounds that could harm human health and air quality. But most of these ingredients are not disclosed to the public.

Believe – the Campaign for the University of Melbourne has reached the significant milestone of $400 million thanks to its latest gift.

Researchers from the University of Melbourne and the University of Pennsylvania have shown that social media can serve as a dashboard indicator of a community’s psychological well being and can predict rates of heart disease.

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