News, research and experts from the University of Melbourne
VaxFACTS videos answer your COVID-19 questions
Clear, concise, accessible and easy-to-understand public health messaging is critical in the ongoing battle against vaccine hesitancy and the spread of misinformation in the pandemic.
New model-of-care improves Type 2 Diabetes outcomes in Indigenous Australians
Research shows an innovative model-of-care that includes a weekly nurse review and an injection of a drug known as Exenatide-LAR significantly improves sugar management for Indigenous Australians with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) in remote communities.
Locking out the unvaccinated – is there support for vaccine passports?
Almost 70 per cent of Australians surveyed in the Taking the Pulse of the Nation (TTPN) survey agree that fully vaccinated people should be allowed greater freedoms to access public events without restrictions, however between 16 to 23 per cent disagree with the idea of excluding the unvaccinated from certain activities.
NHMRC grants reflect strength of University’s research
The University of Melbourne along with partner institutes have attracted almost $65 million in the latest National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding round, announced today by Federal Minister for Health Greg Hunt.
Successful mapping raises hope of reintroducing eastern quoll to mainland Australia
The first-ever genome sequence for the eastern quoll, one of Australia’s last living carnivorous marsupials, has been completed by a joint research team led by the University of Melbourne.
University receives $2.7 million in funding to focus on regional innovation
The University of Melbourne will lead a collaborative innovation venture, designed to enhance the Hume region’s agri-food businesses and deliver economic value to the area.
University of Melbourne welcomes Rubicon Water's listing on ASX
The University of Melbourne welcomes news that Rubicon Water will debut on the ASX on 2 September, aiming to raise $42.6 million at a market capitalisation of $171.9 million.
University of Melbourne ranked 33 in global university rankings
The University is ranked 33 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, with a strong performance in the teaching, research and international indicators.
Hayfever sufferers rejoice! Melbourne Pollen Count is back, earlier and with more features
An earlier start to the Melbourne Pollen Count plus new daily forecasts of allergens from trees, weeds and other sources is being rolled out to help hayfever sufferers across the city to better manage their allergies.