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  1. New Dimensions in Colour

    Some of the most vibrantly coloured creatures in the animal kingdom don’t owe their amazing colours to pigment. Instead, they cover themselves with microscopic structures that …


  2. Engagement in Teaching

    Our initiative will soon collide with the teaching/learning activities of the Melbourne School of Design, with a first Architecture Design Studio (CDE) being planned for Semester …


  3. Workshop: BioInspired Advanced Materials

    We backup up Dr. Vignolini’s public lecture the following day, with our second innovation workshop, this time around the theme of BioInspired Advanced Materials.


  4. Public Lecture by Dr Silvia Vignolini: Making Colours with your Five a Day

    Our inaugural public lecture was held on the 7th of November 2019, presented by invited speaker, Dr. Silvia Vignolini from Cambridge University.


  5. Science Alumni Event, Singapore

    For the Science Faculty’s inaugural alumni event on 7th August 2019 in Singapore, the BioInspiration HRI was the centrepiece.


  6. Science Winter Twilight Cocktail Reception

    With a spotlight on interdisciplinary collaboration, our BioInspiration HRI was showcased in a special floor talk by Associate Professor Devi Stuart-Fox, Co-Chair of the initiative


  7. Workshop: BioInspired Design in Architecture

    On the 25th of June 2019, we held our first invitation-only innovation workshop on Bioinspired Design in Architecture.


  8. ‘Evolution Nailed It’ Seed Funding Competition

    The BioInspiration Seed Funding Competition is designed to have teams develop creative, nature-inspired solutions to global/ practical/ human technological and design challenges.


  9. HRI Launch Event

    The BioInspiration HRI was launched at breakfast event on the 1st of May 2019, opened by Prof Laura Parry, Assoc. Dean of Research, Faculty of Science.