Engineering & Technology
From robotics to medical technology. From skyscrapers to startups. Stories from our pioneering Engineering and IT researchers.
New mobile sensor could transform testing for remote areas
University of Melbourne engineers have developed a sensor that could be used for low-cost medical and environmental diagnostic testing in remote areas.
Watch Episode 2: Climate Conversations: Opposing views or rising tides
University of Melbourne's Climate Conversations addresses how Australia's climate policies fit alongside the Biden Administration’s strong climate leadership.
When one feral cat just isn’t another feral cat
A University of Melbourne ecologist has been counting feral cats using camera traps to help better control them but Artificial Intelligence may speed the work
Creating clean transport fuels from waste
By extracting biofuel from agricultural and urban waste, University of Melbourne researchers aim to create a low-cost, zero emission transport fuel
It’s critical we update flood guidance
There’s been progress integrating climate change in engineering design; University of Melbourne experts say flood guidance must align with our changing climate.
The importance of teaching boys about brilliant women
If we don't normalise brilliant women to girls and boys, it becomes a real problem for these women when boys become men, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Six safety tips for hotel quarantine
University of Melbourne engineers have devised a list of things travellers can do as individuals, to get through hotel quarantine more safely
Australia vs Facebook: Regulating the market of attention
University of Melbourne experts say that Facebook’s move to block Australian users and publishers from viewing news all comes back to advertising revenue.
Privacy and health: The lessons of COVID-19
Australia's COVIDSafe app had wide support but too many were wary. A University of Melbourne-led team have now delved into Australians' attitudes to privacy