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University establishes fellowship in honour of Associate Professor Allison Milner
The University of Melbourne has established a fellowship to honour the legacy of Associate Professor Allison Milner who was killed in a tragic accident at Princes Park in Carlton in August.
University named Victoria's top exporter
The University of Melbourne has been named the Victorian Exporter of the Year at the 2019 Governor of Victoria Export Awards. The University also won the International Education and Training category.
Knowledge sharing for health and wellbeing at the 5th annual Aboriginal health conference
Indigenous researchers, community members and health workers will come together to promote better health for Aboriginal Australians.
High self-harm rates among detained asylum seekers prompts calls for action
Rates of self-harm among asylum seekers in detention are more than 200 times the Australian community rates for hospital-treated self-harm, according to new research.
University of Melbourne rowers gracious in defeat
Home advantage counted for little in the 2019 Australian Boat Race, with the University of Melbourne finishing behind the University of Sydney in the men's and women's races.
Historic weather records hailed for their accuracy
The historical weather diaries of Australian grazier, Algernon Belfield, have been internationally recognised for their high quality in a new publication from the United Kingdom’s Royal Meteorological Society.
Expert outlines pathway to net zero emissions by 2050
A key figure in the United Kingdom’s decision to legislate a climate change target of net zero emissions by 2050 is in Australia.
New evidence on the mistreatment of women during childbirth
New evidence from a World Health Organization (WHO)-led study in four countries shows more than one-third of women experience mistreatment during childbirth in health facilities.
Historic Melbourne-Sydney rivalry continues on the Yarra River
Both highly trained athletes and novice rowers will take to the Yarra River on Saturday 12 October in the annual rowing race between the Universities of Melbourne and Sydney.
Microwaves put the heat on herbicide resistant weeds
The University of Melbourne is tackling herbicide resistance head-on thanks to the invention of a device by Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences’ Doctor Graham Brodie that uses microwaves to kill weeds and treat soil.