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.
Imagine a robot that can mimic human gestures or a disposable device that reminds you to re-position your spine. These are just some of the projects being developed by final-year students from the Melbourne School of Engineering at the University of Melbourne for the Endeavour Design Expo.
Research from the University of Melbourne that could revolutionise the design of modern vaccines, improve outcomes for people suffering inflammatory bowel disease and infection and deliver new drugs to patients more safely, have been recognised at the 2013 Eureka Science awards.
A case study presented by health and legal experts from the University of Melbourne and University of Tasmania revealed an example of life insurance companies discriminating due to genetic test results for cancer pre-disposition.
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.