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Action needed to improve poor health and disadvantage in the youth justice system
Children and adolescents detained in the youth justice system experience poor health across a range of complex physical and mental health disorders, according to new research.
The devastating bushfires in Victoria and across Australia have affected many in our regional and rural areas and our University community is doing what it can to support relief efforts.
Rethinking climate modelling to prepare for even hotter temperatures
Improper adoption of climate impact modelling could leave us ill prepared for even higher temperatures and more frequent heatwaves, according to new research.
University of Melbourne welcomes 2020 students
The University of Melbourne is delighted to offer places to the first round of undergraduate students for 2020, including many students who received places through the University’s Access Melbourne equity program.
Unveiling a new map that reveals the hidden personalities of jobs
Thousands of Australian students will get their Higher School Certificates this week – how many will choose the ‘right career’?
Top VCE students offered Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship
Many of Victoria’s highest-achieving VCE students were today offered a Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship to study at the University of Melbourne next year.
When flowers reached Australia
New research has revealed that Australia's oldest flowering plants are 126 million years old and may have resembled modern magnolias, buttercups and laurels.
Student accommodation agreement for Melbourne Connect
The University of Melbourne has entered into a student accommodation concession agreement with AMP Capital for the Melbourne Connect precinct.
NHMRC funding to further boost research
The University of Melbourne welcomes $58.7 million in funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), which was announced by Minister for Health Greg Hunt.