The University of Melbourne has celebrated its three Fulbright scholars – a physicist, a river system manager and a playwright – who received their awards at a presentation dinner in Brisbane overnight.
More than 250,000 tweets have been analysed by University of Melbourne students revealing what Australians are tweeting, including Adelaide’s love of One Direction and excessive swearing in some suburbs of Brisbane.
One year on from the storm that devastated New York, researchers at the University of Melbourne and IBM will be in the city to discuss the latest breakthroughs in disaster management and introduce a new disaster management platform.
A new multimillion-dollar scholarship program will be launched in India today to provide the next generation of researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs in Melbourne and India with world-leading academic supervision and support.
The University of Melbourne has received $51.4 million to advance research and new ideas in projects ranging from indigenous language to understanding retinal disorders and to using bio-fuel resources to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
Two student-run start-up companies supported by The University of Melbourne, along with one of the University’s entrepreneurial alumni, have won eight out of the 34 Tech23 2013 awards announced in Sydney this week. Tech23 is the premier event for technology startups in Australia.
Employees who work from home one to three days per week called ‘hybrid teleworkers’, are more productive than workers who do none, according to a new study undertaken by the Institute for a Broadband Enabled Society (IBES) at the University of Melbourne and Auckland University of Technology. New Zealand.
Professor Nattavudh (Nick) Powdthavee is a Professorial Research Fellow at the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research. His research interests are quantitative social and behavioural sciences.