Kids with disability are gamers too
Working with an eight-year-old boy with cerebral palsy, University of Melbourne researchers have co-designed a bespoke video game controller.
The new model powering faster flood predictions
A new simplified hydrodynamic model by University of Melbourne researchers predicts flooding quickly – reducing flood forecasting time from days to seconds.
Actress, ballerina... engineer?
Engineering needs more diversity, but a University of Melbourne expert says there are almost no role models for women engineers in film and popular culture
Taking Indigenous Australia to NASA
The University of Melbourne's Tully Mahr is one of five Indigenous Australian students heading to the US for an internship with NASA
Why you don’t want ‘phantom energy’ on a spacecraft
Measuring and removing ‘phantom’ levels of electricity from energy harvesting devices has been challenging – until now, say University of Melbourne experts.
A sustainable solution to Australia’s engineering skills shortage
To solve our skills shortage, we need to go beyond temporary migration and inspire a stronger connection with engineering, says a University of Melbourne expert
Harvesting big energy from small movement
University of Melbourne researchers have collaborated on a new material that can harvest up to 400 times more energy from movement than currently possible
What Victoria’s earthquake tells us about the safety of our structures
Australia has earthquake safety regulations, but University of Melbourne experts say the earthquake reminds us about the safety of our buildings and structures.
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.
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.