Universities combine to improve rural health services
Rural health strategies, Indigenous programs and nursing and allied health training placements will benefit from a formal collaboration between the University Departments of Rural Health at Melbourne, Monash and Deakin universities.
Climate change collaboration agreement with Italian research centre
The Peter Cook Centre for CCS Research at the University of Melbourne and the Italian research company, Sotacarbo, will work together to develop collaborative research projects to tackle global warming.
Testing newborn saliva for virus linked to hearing loss
Victorian newborns who do not pass their routine hearing screening tests are being invited to join a pilot program screening for the most common viral cause of disability.
University Council endorses new Freedom of Speech policy
The University of Melbourne has adopted a new Freedom of Speech policy to align with and supplement its long-standing Academic Freedom policy.
Queen's Birthday Honours recognise University alumni and staff
Pictured above: Professor Alan Cowman AC (left); Professor Ruth Bishop AC with the former Director of Gastroenterology, Rudge Townley, and Professor Geoff Davidson
Transitioning to a clean economy could save Australia hundreds of billions, report finds
Building clean, sustainable power sources would save the Australian economy hundreds of billions of dollars when compared to current policies, a new report from the University of Melbourne has found.
Deborah Cheetham AO honoured with prestigious award
Acclaimed Yorta Yorta soprano, composer and Artistic Director of Short Black Opera, Deborah Cheetham AO, has been awarded the 2019 Sir Bernard Heinze Memorial Award.
Latest VC Fellows announced
Former Federal MP and leading Australian social policy expert Jenny Macklin and internationally renowned clinician scientist Professor Sir John Savill have been appointed Vice-Chancellor’s Fellows at the University of Melbourne.
Access to health services in Shepparton is improving, study finds
Expansion and improvement of healthcare services in Shepparton over the past 15 years has led to an increase in use, according to the latest Crossroads Research Study key findings.