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20 Sep 2021
Research shows an innovative model-of-care that includes a weekly nurse review and an injection of a drug known as Exenatide-LAR significantly improves sugar management for Indigenous Australians with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) in remote communities.
15 Sep 2021
Almost 70 per cent of Australians surveyed in the Taking the Pulse of the Nation (TTPN) survey agree that fully vaccinated people should be allowed greater freedoms to access public events without restrictions, however between 16 to 23 per cent disagree with the idea of excluding the unvaccinated from certain activities.
14 Sep 2021
The University of Melbourne along with partner institutes have attracted almost $65 million in the latest National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding round, announced today by Federal Minister for Health Greg Hunt.
13 Sep 2021
Clear, concise, accessible and easy-to-understand public health messaging is critical in the ongoing battle against vaccine hesitancy and the spread of misinformation in the pandemic.
10 Sep 2021
The first-ever genome sequence for the eastern quoll, one of Australia’s last living carnivorous marsupials, has been completed by a joint research team led by the University of Melbourne.
8 Sep 2021
The University of Melbourne will lead a collaborative innovation venture, designed to enhance the Hume region’s agri-food businesses and deliver economic value to the area.
2 Sep 2021
The University of Melbourne welcomes news that Rubicon Water will debut on the ASX on 2 September, aiming to raise $42.6 million at a market capitalisation of $171.9 million.
The University is ranked 33 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, with a strong performance in the teaching, research and international indicators.
An earlier start to the Melbourne Pollen Count plus new daily forecasts of allergens from trees, weeds and other sources is being rolled out to help hayfever sufferers across the city to better manage their allergies.
31 Aug 2021
The University of Melbourne is partnering in a project expected to double the export value of the Tiwi Islands forestry industry from $6 million to $12 million.
Global warming will cause extreme sea levels to occur almost every year by the end of the century, impacting major coastlines worldwide, according to new research from an international team of scientists.
30 Aug 2021
The University of Melbourne has increased its support for students in 2022, helping them to realise their ambitions through a range of scholarships and support programs.
Lisa Singh has been appointed as the new Director of the Australia India Institute (AII), the University’s centre dedicated to promoting support for and understanding of the Australia-India relationship.
27 Aug 2021
The University of Melbourne welcomes the announcement of biotechnology start-up Clarity Pharmaceuticals Ltd’s initial public offering (IPO) and admission to the official list of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). The company raised $92 million at $1.40 per share, the largest pure biotech IPO in the history of the ASX.
24 Aug 2021
The functionality of nanoparticles in a host of applications, including drug delivery and nano-optics, is often dictated by their mass and size. Measuring these properties simultaneously for the same nanoparticle has also been challenging.
23 Aug 2021
Researchers from the University of Melbourne and University of Queensland have analysed negative attitudes towards Asian people in both the United States and Australia to better understand the factors that contribute to these prejudices.
20 Aug 2021
Construction of the Southern Hemisphere’s first dark matter underground physics laboratory is progressing with the concrete slab now in place and the world-class facility on schedule to welcome scientists by Christmas.
16 Aug 2021
Hear from current students, ask academics questions and discover the hidden secrets of our campuses as part of the 2021 University of Melbourne Open Day program, which this year includes a range of online and on campus experiences across August and September.
13 Aug 2021
Your smart device could soon be even smarter with a new infrared light emitting diode (LED) that is ‘tuneable’ to different wavelengths of light – it could enable your fridge to tell you when your food is going off and your phone to tell you if that Gucci purse is real.
12 Aug 2021
The Dilin Duwa Centre for Indigenous Business Leadership – the first of its kind in Australia – was launched today at the University of Melbourne and Melbourne Business School.