Newborn babies sought for trial to reduce risk of developing allergies
More than 750 Melbourne newborn babies are needed for a trial to test if it is possible to prevent the risk of developing childhood eczema and food allergies by applying a barrier skin cream, which researchers hope will stop allergic irritants penetrating infant skin.
University launches Indonesia strategy
The University of Melbourne has launched a new strategy to build closer partnerships in Indonesia, increase joint research projects and help develop a world-class higher education system in the leading South-East Asian nation.
Vice-Chancellor attends historic graduation in Pune
University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Duncan Maskell attended Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) to present certificates to the first cohort of students to graduate from the Blended Bachelor of Science (BSc Blended) program.
Australians to learn from Indian expertise on elections
Australian researchers and election officials joined their counterparts in India today to discuss the future of electoral democracy, with a focus on issues such as increasing voter participation, the merits of electronic voting and counting; and political funding, disclosure and compliance.
University launches new India strategy
The University of Melbourne launched its five-year India strategy today ‘Engaging with India 2020-2024’ – highlighting collaboration in health, water, law, cultural arts and postgraduate teaching and learning.
Personal finance sector reform needed to benefit all Australians
Reform to Australia’s personal finance sector is vital for the future wellbeing of Australian society, according to a White Paper released by University of Melbourne academics today.
Going beyond the classroom this Open Day
Celebrate Melbourne’s iconic architecture through cake, contribute your wee to science and use virtual reality (VR) to sail the seas at the University of Melbourne Open Day this Sunday.
Social Shakespeare: chatbot meets Julius Caesar
The University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Arts has reimagined Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, with the launch of a transmedia, immersive digital experience titled #ItWasGreekToMe that incorporates Virtual Reality, chatbots and a game app.
Myki privacy de-railed: Travellers’ movements and identities at risk by public release of “anonymised data”
The identities of thousands, possibly millions, of public transport users in Victoria, are discoverable in a vast set of data released by Public Transport Victoria (PTV), University of Melbourne researchers have found.
University receives $4m gift from philanthropists Peter and Ruth McMullin to build Science Gallery Melbourne
Victoria will be home to a new gallery to inspire young adults in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) through the generosity and leadership of a $4 million gift from philanthropists Peter and Ruth McMullin.