Employees who work from home one to three days per week called ‘hybrid teleworkers’, are more productive than workers who do none, according to a new study undertaken by the Institute for a Broadband Enabled Society (IBES) at the University of Melbourne and Auckland University of Technology. New Zealand.
A team of Victorian researchers has created an innovative platform that will allow people with diabetes and their carers to access high quality, trusted health information in their home via their television.
Investments totalling $700,000 in two startups, and a prestigious national energy award for a third, has cemented the University of Melbourne’s School of Engineering as a leading centre for entrepreneurial activity as its accelerator program celebrates of its first year of operation.
An ambitious experiment involving the use of mobile phones in a remote corner of Papua New Guinea, is about to be launched by researchers from the University of Melbourne. The project, led by Associate Professor Steven Bird of the Department of Computing and Information Systems, will travel to Papua New Guinea to investigate the preservation of indigenous languages.
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.