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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.

The University of Melbourne and NEC will work together to advance wireless broadband communication systems thanks to a $4 million linkage grant from the Australian Research Council (ARC).

The University of Melbourne has responded to the rise in mobile traffic to its suite of websites with the development of the ‘Unimelb’ iPhone application for staff and students.

Airline crew schedules, train timetables, water usage allocation and hospital staff rosters are just some of the things that present society with mathematical challenges each day. And finding the best solution to these real life situations is now easier thanks to a software platform created by Professor Peter Stuckey from the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at the University of Melbourne and NICTA.

University of Melbourne researchers have developed a mobile phone game that will help ensure computers better understand the way we talk about our towns.

Hundreds of thousands of Australians suffering from glaucoma will have access to more accurate information about their deteriorating sight thanks to today’s arrival of a supercomputer.

A world first model for predicting fluid flows close to surfaces will enable engineers to reduce drag in vehicles, and in turn, lead to more efficient and greener planes, cars and boats, according to a University of Melbourne study.

The mystery surrounding what happens when bubbles collide has finally been busted. And knowing how bubbles bounce apart and fuse together could improve the quality of ice-cream and champagne as well as increase efficiency in the mining industry.