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University of Melbourne climbs in QS Rankings
The University of Melbourne has improved its position from 41 to 37 in the latest QS World University Rankings.
Applications open for Atlantic Fellows for Social Equity 2022 cohort
Applications have opened for the 2022 Atlantic Fellows for Social Equity (AFSE) program based at the University of Melbourne.
Artificial light harming clownfish
Young clownfish living closest to shore are dying faster than those further offshore because they are being exposed to artificial lighting, says an international research team, which includes the University of Melbourne.
BCG vaccine trial joins global race to better understand COVID-19 variants
An Australian-led study will investigate whether it’s possible to predict who remains susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 variants after having COVID-19 or receiving a COVID-19-specific vaccine.
Slope stability model can help predict landslides to protect communities and save lives
A mathematical model which can predict landslides that occur unexpectantly has been developed by two University of Melbourne scientists, with colleagues from GroundProbe-Orica and the University of Florence.
University congratulates 2021 Australian Academy of Science Fellows
Exceptional University of Melbourne researchers have been recognised for their contributions to science through their election as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.
Using AI to predict the future of transport and ease congestion
Launched today, a world first project seeks to use artificial intelligence (AI) to predict traffic congestion up to three hours ahead, optimising traffic in large cities and improving road safety as part of the University’s smart cities ecosystem.
Australian Institute for Infectious Disease coming to world-leading Melbourne Biomedical Precinct
The University of Melbourne, Burnet Institute and Doherty Institute today welcomed an additional $245 million investment from the Victorian Government to build the new Australian Institute for Infectious Disease (AIID) in Parkville.
Positive NDIS outcomes continued for many during COVID-19
Many families accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) during the COVID-19 pandemic had positive outcomes and benefited from the move to telehealth, new research has found.
Medical treatments to be fast-tracked with launch of Australian-first facility
The launch of Australia’s first medical device development and manufacturing facility in Melbourne is set to fast-track new treatments for people with conditions such as epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, hearing loss, stroke and diabetes.