News

13 May
SIAL team at CAADRIA Kyoto and winning awards

A number of SIAL post grads, staff and SIAL Alumni presented at CAADRIA 2014, Kyoto 14-16 May 2014. Mani Williams won the Young Caadria Award as first author and presenter for the CAADRIA 2014 paper: Applying Social Network Analysis to Design Process Research, A Case Study / Mani Williams, Jane Burry and Asha Rao. Nick

01 Apr
Greg More presents at AGIdeas

SIAL Senior Lecturer Greg More presents at AGIdeas this year – April 3-5, 2014 – selected along with a range of international and national design practitioners. Held at Melbourne’s Hamer Hall AGIdeas Look Upstairs conference is one of Australia’s largest and respected design events. AGIdeas Look Upstairs website

28 Feb
SIAL MDIT Commences

Exciting in 2014, the SIAL Master of Design Innovation & Technology commences. The first SIAL MDIT studio for 2014 begins on 5th March 2014, 10am at RMIT Design Hub, level 4 – long room. For offsite students – we will be connected online later that afternoon. Then, the Melbourne intensive workshop happens from 17-28 March

04 Dec
FabPod a finalist in the 2013 Australian Innovation Challenge

The FabPod, a SIAL research project for an acoustically tuned meeting room, has been announced as a finalist in the Manufacturing and High-Tech Design category of this year’s Australian Innovation Challenge. The construction system of the Pod, comprised of 180 geometrically and materially unique ‘cells’, explores the potentials for mass-customised manufacturing to address construction. More

05 Sep
Sound Bites City Opens

SIAL involved in the curation and design & fabrication of a new exhibition at RMIT University Gallery. Congratulations to SIAL members Lawrence Harvey and Nicholas Williams as part of the team developing this project.

19 Jul
Major grant success: SIAL receives two linkage grants

SIAL received 2 major linkage grants in the latest round of ARC funding. Linkage grants are awarded to academic institutions that partner with industry to work on collaborative research projects. Both these projects will offer PhD scholarship positions at SIAL to be announced later in 2013. Congratulations to the team members and partner organisations involved