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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.

The impact of the mobile phone in India could be compared to the invention of the iconic Colt revolver, according to Professor Robin Jeffrey from the National University of Singapore.

Despite the increase in online scams and malicious websites, internet consumers are 20% more trusting of websites than they were five years ago, according to a new University of Melbourne study.

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 while a full profile of Prof Stevens is available on 

One of the world’s largest research efforts into green telecommunications, the Centre for Energy-Efficient Telecommunications (CEET), was officially launched in Melbourne today.

The Melbourne School of Engineering - the oldest engineering school in Australia - has launched a year-long program of events commemorating 150 years of engineering education.

So you thought 3D TV was only for watching football? New research from the University of Melbourne has used 3D technology to broadcast virtual reality surgical operations via 3DTV.