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