New Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Business Leadership
The Melbourne Business School at the University of Melbourne is launching a Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Business Leadership, the first of its kind in Australia for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business leaders.
Prestigious youth conference held in Southern Hemisphere for the first time
Almost 100 of the state’s most inquisitive young minds gathered this week at the University of Melbourne to discuss free speech and their role in society.
Mysterious fields of stone jars named a World Heritage site
Research findings by archaeological scientists from the University of Melbourne, the Australian National University, James Cook University and the Lao Department of Heritage have helped ensure the Laos Plain of Jars has at last been included on the World Heritage List.
Budj Bim Cultural Landscape gets World Heritage Listing
Following an announcement by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) that the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape has been inscribed on to the World Heritage List, University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Duncan Maskell made the following statement.
Rock fishing study dispels ‘freak wave’ myth
New rock fishing research is challenging what is known about ‘freak waves’ and current risk management practices to prevent deaths and injuries on hazardous rocky coasts.
Major University arts project reimagines commission for Michelangelo’s David
A major Australian arts project presented by the University of Melbourne has been launched at the feet of Michelangelo’s David, the world’s most famous statement on physical perfection, ahead of exhibitions in Florence and Melbourne this month.
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.
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.
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.