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6 May 2021
Many families accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) during the COVID-19 pandemic had positive outcomes and benefited from the move to telehealth, new research has found.
The launch of Australia’s first medical device development and manufacturing facility in Melbourne is set to fast-track new treatments for people with conditions such as epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, hearing loss, stroke and diabetes.
5 May 2021
Little Hall - the new benchmark for student accommodation in Australia and made possible by the generosity of philanthropists Paul Little and Jane Hansen - was today officially opened by the Governor of Victoria The Hon. Linda Dessau.
4 May 2021
The University of Melbourne’s 2020 Annual Report was tabled in the Victorian Parliament on 4 May 2021. The Annual Report covers the period from 1 January to 31 December 2020.
Opening on 15 June, MENTAL: Head Inside, the first exhibition to be presented at Science Gallery Melbourne’s new purpose-built gallery, will reflect a range of different perspectives on mental health.
30 Apr 2021
The extent of Indigenous businesses’ contribution to the Australian economy has been revealed – at least $4.88 billion – in a first-of-its-kind research snapshot of the sector’s diversity and impact.
29 Apr 2021
Researchers have discovered that signals produced by nerves in response to stress can stop immune cells from effectively fighting pathogens or tumours.
27 Apr 2021
The combined effect of rapid ocean warming and the practice of targeting big fish is affecting the viability of wild populations and global fish stock says new research by the University of Melbourne and the University of Tasmania.
University of Melbourne researchers are exploring the intersection of facial recognition technology and the Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) gaming experience as part of Melbourne Knowledge Week 2021.
23 Apr 2021
The University of Melbourne has announced a partnership with tech hub experts YBF to power a new co-working space that will operate within Melbourne Connect.
University of Melbourne’s new innovation precinct will host cutting-edge interactive exhibitions, workshops, lectures and panel discussions as one of the major partners of Melbourne Knowledge Week 2021.
22 Apr 2021
The University of Melbourne has announced it is re-starting its student exchange program with New Zealand universities in semester two this year.
21 Apr 2021
The University of Melbourne welcomes today’s announcement by the Victorian Government they will invest $50 million to establish mRNA vaccine and therapeutic manufacturing in Victoria.
16 Apr 2021
Science and art collide in a major new Australian gallery opening in June 2021.
15 Apr 2021
The recently completed Melbourne Connect brings together the digital expertise of industry leaders and the University of Melbourne under one roof.
A new resource is empowering older Australians living with cancer to discuss and prioritise their needs when making decisions about treatment and care.
14 Apr 2021
The University of Melbourne will lead a unique state-wide partnership to help farmers, agricultural businesses and communities become more resilient to the impacts of future droughts.
13 Apr 2021
A new large-scale public art commission involving interactive augmented reality will call on 14,400 Melburnians to create, shape and nurture a vision of the future for an imagined child born in 2021.
A new online program enhanced by text messages to help people with knee osteoarthritis exercise has been found to improve knee pain, physical function and quality of life, new research reveals.
8 Apr 2021
The University of Melbourne has appointed Professor Nicola Phillips to be its new Provost, starting later this year.