Illumina partnership to drive genomics innovation in Australia
The University of Melbourne and Illumina, one of the world’s leading biotech companies, have announced a partnership that will enhance Melbourne’s reputation as a world-class biomedical precinct.
Global alliance to revolutionise learning and education in business and management
The University of Melbourne has joined seven of the world’s leading business schools to form the Future of Management Education Alliance, the first collaboration of its kind in the business education sector.
Researchers reveal prostate tumours ‘fed’ by fatty acids
An international multidisciplinary study initiated by Melbourne scientists has shown a link between prostate cancer and the uptake of fatty acids by cancer cells. The findings point to a possible therapeutic target for this common cancer.
First students welcomed in new Murray Darling rural medical program
Following strong national interest and a rigorous recruitment process, 15 regional and rural students have been selected to commence a unique end-to-end rural medical program designed to help solve Australia’s rural doctor shortage.
New leadership prize sparks ‘Change Makers’
A new, non-partisan prize in political leadership has inspired Shaun Carny’s latest book, The Change Makers, where twenty-five outstanding Australian leaders share their insights and lessons on the essence of inspiring leadership.
Celebrating 20 years of good health in Shepparton
Today marks the twentieth anniversary of a successful partnership between the Shepparton community and the University of Melbourne Medical School.
Melbourne to lead Adani’s Black-throated Finch Management Plan review
University of Melbourne Professor of Conservation Ecology Brendan Wintle will lead a six-member panel of conservation and wildlife science experts to review Adani’s Black-throated Finch Management Plan (BTFMP).
Doctors’ conscientious objection to abortion can affect women’s health: study
Some Victorian health professionals who conscientiously object to abortion are breaking the law by not referring patients to another professional who doesn’t object, new Victorian research has found.
Statement: Melbourne University Publishing
Melbourne University Publishing (MUP) will refocus on being a high quality scholarly press in support of the University’s mission of excellence in teaching and research.
Study increases check-ups for smokers at risk of lung cancer by 40 per cent
Researchers at the University of Melbourne, University of Western Australia and their collaborators have found that by helping patients at high risk of lung cancer identify and monitor their symptoms, they are 40 per cent more likely to seek help from their doctor.