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Professor Paul Bonnington
Professor Paul Bonnington

A new field of vision

Researchers can examine a working brain, see how storms destroy buildings and explore mars using Monash University’s new CAVE2 hybrid reality environment.

The $1.8 million CAVE2, which is among the world’s most advanced visualisation facilities, has a circular video wall of 80 46-inch, 3-D LCD panels with an 84 million-pixel display system.

Centre strengthens Indonesia ties

The new Australia-Indonesia centre has been established to improve understanding, education, business links and research projects between the two countries.

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3-D printed anatomy marks new era for media training

Michelle Quayle from the Department of Anatomy and developmental Biology is pictured with part of the ‘3-D printed anatomy series’ thought to be the first commercially available resource of its kind.

The creators of a unique kit containing anatomical body parts produced by 3-D printing say it will revolutionise medical education and training, especially in countries where cadaver use is problematic.

Online course creates massive interest

Sounds like something on a dairy farm but MOOC (or massive open online course) is revolutionising online education. More than 17,000 students globally registered for Monash University’s first free MOOC on creative coding.