More than 40 academics, engineers and government leaders from Asia will gather at the University of Melbourne this week to examine how renewable energy technologies and systems can reduce poverty, address social inclusion and improve gender balance.
The University of Melbourne will be carbon neutral before 2030, achieve zero net emissions from electricity by 2021 and will now report annually on the institution’s sustainability impact and performance.
An international conference examining inclusive energy solutions, being held at the University of Melbourne, will look at how access to energy can help reduce poverty, improve social inclusion, including balancing gender equity.
University of Melbourne and Alcatel-Lucent researchers helping to deliver energy efficient telecommunications networks have been recognised by the Victorian government for their Excellence in Innovation in Industry Partnerships.
Global research opportunities will be available to the next generation of climate change and energy experts to tackle major environmental issues, with the launch today of a new graduate research college in Melbourne.
New research launched by the University of Melbourne and the City of Melbourne will give buildings owners across Melbourne access to information that can help their buildings absorb less heat and stay cooler during hot days.
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.