Notable staff and alumni


The Emeriti of the University of Melbourne are an important group of former Professors who have left the University after a period of distinguished service to the University and have been awarded Professor Emeritus status.

In awarding the title Professor Emeritus, the University of Melbourne seeks to recognise publicly the esteemed contribution that these individuals have made to enhance the intellectual, creative and cultural life of the University.

The University is proud to introduce the following Emeriti and values the contribution they have made to education, engagement and research.

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Research and industry leaders

We have renowned researchers and industry leaders who are internationally recognised for their outstanding achievements.

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Prominent alumni

The University of Melbourne has a number of prominent alumni in the community spanning many different areas including academics, architects, historians, poets, philosophers, politicians, scientists, physicists, authors, industry leaders, corporate leaders and artists.

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Melbourne Laureate Professors

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Vice-Chancellor's Fellows

Vice-Chancellor's Fellowships provide "in residence" status for distinguished public intellectuals to promote their contributions to society in their particular area of expertise.

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Former Office Bearers

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Redmond Barry Distinguished Professors

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Rhodes Scholars

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University Medal Winners

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Honorary Degrees

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