Charging up an electric car can put as much strain on the energy grid as a small family home. So how can we embrace this new technology while keeping an eye on sustainability? VISIONS looks at cutting edge research into the design of electric vehicles and their likely impact on the electricity grid.
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.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.