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Improved water productivity and increased export incomes are at the heart of a new National water management blueprint launched at the University of Melbourne today.
 

Faster and smaller electronic devices, as well as enhanced fibre optics, are a step closer thanks to new research by scientists at the University of Melbourne and New York University.

Robotic warfare, cyber warfare and other new battlefield technologies need to be carefully scrutinised by the international community before it is too late, said Vincent Bernard from the International Committee of the Red Cross, while on a visit to the Melbourne Law School.

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?

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.

A revolutionary use of data and statistics could change the course of medical practice and hopefully improve the lives of cancer patients.

Three University of Melbourne academics have been elected as fellows of the Australian Academy of Science in recognition of their role in advancing the sum of scientific knowledge.

An expert in optical technologies and a leading Haematologist, both Alumni of the University of Melbourne, have been announced as the 2014 veski Fellows.

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.

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