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The first ever, Australian showcase of 3D printing brought together the latest technology, ideas and experts under one roof

Understanding how our water catchments react to natural disturbances, may offer hydrologists greater insight into how to manage our water supplies. Key to this, is an understanding of the steady state and why water responds differently in different circumstances. 

Researchers from the University of Melbourne and partners at the University of California, San Diego are working together to design and build resilient streaming sensor networks for emergency response such as bushfires.

The Federal Government has announced a fresh batch of changes to the Murray Darling Basin Plan which affects irrigators in South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria.

By implanting a single atom into a silicon chip, an Australian research team has created the first quantum bit - the unit of data for the quantum computer - a major step towards ultra-powerful quantum computing.

In a major development, Bionic Vision Australia researchers have successfully performed the first implantation of an early prototype bionic eye with 24 electrodes.

Thirty-six schools from around Victoria will battle it out at the University of Melbourne to see who can come up with the most complex machine to take a simple photo, as part of the 2012 Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest. 

An interactive internet radio service, a remote area power system and a streamlined booking system for venues, are just some of the projects that are being translated from ideas to reality through a new entrepreneurial program at the University of Melbourne.

Researchers at the University of Melbourne are reporting the success of a remote monitoring device that can accurately measure decay and insect infestations in construction timber over vast distances – and could save Australia’s building and electrical distribution industries, millions of dollars.

Geothermal experts from the University of Melbourne are working with Department of Primary Industries to demonstrate the efficiency of a form of renewable energy that will play an important role in the energy mix of Victoria’s Future.