Growing medical workforce increases competition, study finds
The number of junior doctors in Australia has almost doubled in 10 years, leading to increased competition and a changing workforce composition according to the ANZ – Melbourne Institute Health Report.
Growth in life expectancy in Australia slows, research finds
After 20 years of rapid increases in life expectancy at birth, the rate of growth in Australia is now falling behind most other high-income nations, research shows.
Launch of research and development centre boosts Mallee’s regional agricultural expertise
The launch of the Mallee Regional Innovation Centre (MRIC) in Mildura today, a joint venture between the University of Melbourne, La Trobe University and SuniTAFE, marks the beginning of a new commitment to research, innovation and collaboration for the Mallee region.
Australian study will change the way stroke is treated around the world
A team of Melbourne researchers have found the time to treat ischemic stroke patients can be doubled. One in five people suffer stroke in their sleep and this will be life changing for them.
University welcomes proposed R&D initiative
The University has welcomed Labor’s election commitment of a research and development premium tax concession for businesses collaborating with universities and other publicly-funded research institutions.
Australian judges and magistrates experience high rates of stress, study finds
An Australian-first survey of the wellbeing of judges and magistrates has revealed a judiciary at risk of burnout or trauma from having to constantly deal with high workloads and the harrowing details of serious crimes.
University of Melbourne Old Quad redevelopment complete
The University of Melbourne’s Old Quadrangle building has come to life once again following a two-year reconstruction of the north wing. It was opened by the Governor of Victoria, Linda Dessau.
Funding commitments to benefit students and Indigenous health
The University of Melbourne welcomes the Opposition’s election commitments of $1.65 million to provide internships to disadvantaged students and $2 million to expand the work of the Melbourne Poche Centre and network for emerging Indigenous leaders in health.
Living Pavilion transforms University landscape
The Living Pavilion, a 17-day event that celebrates Indigenous knowledge, ecological science and sustainable design, opens at the University of Melbourne’s Parkville campus, today.