The Defence Science Institute is pleased to announce the University of Melbourne and RMIT University have formally signed a Memorandum of Understanding. This arrangement through the Defence Science Institute will facilitate collaborations by researchers at the two universities on defence related projects with the ultimate aim of strengthening Australia’s capabilities in defence science.
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The Defence Science Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Associate Professor Clint Heinze, from the Defence Science and Technology Organisation, as Associate Director. Associate Professor Heinze brings with him extensive expertise and experience within a science research environment.
The Defence Science Institute, jointly with the Victorian Fire Services Commissioner Office and the University of Melbourne (as part of the Fire Action Week in November) hosted a successful international seminar on Surveillance Strategies for Improved Emergency Management - An International Perspective.
The Memorandum of Understanding brings together the Defence Science Institute (DSI) at the University of Melbourne and Deakin University’s Centre for Intelligent Systems Research (CISR).
The Defence Science Institute hosted a successful one day workshop on Human Sciences on 7 September 2012 at the University of Melbourne for the US Office of the Naval Research (ONR) Global. This workshop brought together defence scientists, academic researchers, as well as researchers from publicly funded organisations and industry.
The Defence Science Institute and the Joint Innovation Centre of the Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO), hosted a one day workshop on Biotechnology: Synthetic Biology Applications and Enabling Tools on 27 March 2012 at the University of Melbourne. This workshop brought together defence scientists, academic researchers, as well as researchers from publicly funded organisations and industry.
The Defence Science Institute welcomes Professor Jian Pei from the School of Computing Science at Simon Fraser University, Canada, who is currently in Melbourne to present a number of workshops at the University of Melbourne.
The Defence Science Institute is proudly sponsoring a robotics display as part of the Australian Grand Prix Corporations' 2012 Community Engagement Initiative.
Defence Science Institute participated in the Pacific 2012 International Maritime Exposition in Sydney in February.
Professor Walter Bischof from the Department of Computing Science at the University of Alberta presented a highly successful workshop, entitled "Human Computer Interaction - Towards 2030"