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University of Melbourne statement regarding Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert
The University of Melbourne has been and will continue to be in close contact with the Australian Government and Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert’s family.
Jacques Miller receives prestigious Lasker Award for medical research
University of Melbourne Emeritus Professor Jacques Miller has won the Lasker Award – an award that is widely recognised as one of the highest international honours in medical research.
University of Melbourne ranked number one in Australia
The University of Melbourne remains the highest ranked Australian university in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, placing 32nd again this year.
University appoints Deputy Vice-Chancellor International
The University of Melbourne has appointed senior executive Professor Michael Wesley to lead its focus on international strategies and partnerships.
New $7 million project to use brown coal to reduce agricultural waste and pollution
An innovative new project by University of Melbourne academics will research the agricultural and economic viability of using brown coal to process agricultural waste into fertiliser, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and costs to farmers.
Screenwriters Steve McGregor and David Tranter win RAKA Prize
Steven McGregor and David Tranter have been announced as winners of the 2019 Kate Challis RAKA Award for their script Sweet Country, a sweeping outback Western where justice is put on trial.
Retrospective exhibition celebrates collaborative design for communities
For more than a decade, the Bower Studio has linked communities across Australia, Papua New Guinea and Thailand with postgraduate architecture students and staff to codevelop and construct much needed community buildings
Annual science award recognises life changing research
The Australian Museum’s annual science award, the Eureka Prize has recognised multiple researchers and their work at the University of Melbourne.
Not-so smoky notes: researchers develop a non-invasive test for smoke contamination in vineyards
Researchers from the universities of Melbourne and Adelaide have trialled a non-invasive model for detecting smoke contamination in grapevines, helping farmers to ensure quality production in increasingly challenging environments.