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  1. 28 November 2023 - Engineering & Technology

    The elite athlete training for an extreme Arctic race in a fridge

    An ultra-marathon runner is training in a University of Melbourne research refrigerator with a team of engineers ahead of a 230-kilometre Arctic race.

  2. 24 August 2023 - Engineering & Technology

    Using engineering to (em)power others

    At the University of Melbourne, a passion for making a meaningful impact saw Stella Ulm embarking on a journey from economics to mechanical engineering

  3. 18 August 2023 - Engineering & Technology

    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

  4. 6 March 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Could robots protect us in the surf?

    University of Melbourne researchers are using multi-vehicle robotics to help solve some of the problems faced by humans doing dirty and dangerous jobs

  5. 16 March 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    A new leg to stand on

    University of Melbourne engineers are improving the lives of amputees in Vietnam with a project to create low-cost prosthetic legs in just one day.

  6. 22 January 2016 - Go Figure

    How sharks can help combat air turbulence

    Researchers are looking to sharks for inspiration on how to make our air travel smoother, greener and more efficient.

  7. 23 December 2015 - Under the Microscope

    Jetting into the future

    An early interest in aircraft led Professor Richard Sandberg to using supercomputers for greener air travel.

  8. 20 October 2015 - Engineering & Technology

    Game, set, match: Mr Robot

    Imagine a robot that could one day beat us in a game of tennis. A young University of Melbourne engineer wants to make this a reality.

  9. 7 September 2015 - Engineering & Technology

    The jaws of life

    A mechanical engineer and a surgeon use cutting edge 3D printing technology to create a working body part that will improve the quality of life for thousands.