The Centre for Neural Engineering (CfNE) launched today at the University of Melbourne will tackle some of the challenging problems in the neurosciences and will increase our understanding of brain function.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard and the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy Stephen Conroy, today toured Victoria’s first Broadband Application Laboratory at the University of Melbourne.
The University of Melbourne Master of Engineering has become the first Australian university course to be accredited in Europe, enabling graduates to work as chartered professional engineers throughout the European Union.
Professor Geoff Stevens talks with ABC 24 about some of the issues facing Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant.
Prof Stevens was speaking ahead of the "Fukushima: The Facts & The Fallout" public lecture, occurring at the University of Melbourne on March 31.
More information about the lecture can be found at http://www.eng.unimelb.edu.au/nuclear/ while a full profile of Prof Stevens is available on http://www.chemeng.unimelb.edu.au/people/staff/stevens.html.
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.