More than 250,000 tweets have been analysed by University of Melbourne students revealing what Australians are tweeting, including Adelaide’s love of One Direction and excessive swearing in some suburbs of Brisbane.
Two student-run start-up companies supported by The University of Melbourne, along with one of the University’s entrepreneurial alumni, have won eight out of the 34 Tech23 2013 awards announced in Sydney this week. Tech23 is the premier event for technology startups in Australia.
Imagine a robot that can mimic human gestures or a disposable device that reminds you to re-position your spine. These are just some of the projects being developed by final-year students from the Melbourne School of Engineering at the University of Melbourne for the Endeavour Design Expo.
Professor Iven Mareels Dean of the School of Engineering at the University of Melbourne, has been named a "Commander in the Order of the Crown" of Belgium for meritorious services in engineering and science.
A University of Melbourne taught program will give policy makers in Indonesia a greater understanding of the skills and research required for successful Public Private Partnerships (PPP) management within Indonesia.
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.
A team of Cooperative Research Centre for Greenhouse Gas Technologies (CO2CRC) researchers based at the University of Melbourne have developed a novel method of capturing carbon dioxide that will reduce the cost of separating and storing the gas.
Peter Gahan is Professor of Management and Director of the Centre for Workplace Leadership. His research interests include workplace innovation, productivity, labour market regulation and industrial relations.