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27 Mar 2020
Melbourne researchers will begin an Australian trial to test whether an existing vaccine can help prevent healthcare workers becoming sick with COVID-19.
23 Mar 2020
In response to the decision of the National Cabinet and the Victorian Government to implement Stage 1 of a shutdown of non-essential activity, the University is accelerating its transition to a ‘virtual campus’ model. This will enable the University to continue to deliver high-quality education for our students and undertake critical research activities.
22 Mar 2020
The Paul Ramsay Foundation has generously committed $4 million in grant funding to the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute) to support research into COVID-19.
21 Mar 2020
University of Melbourne has welcomed today’s announcement that the Commonwealth Government will contribute $2.6 million towards boosting the capacity and capability of testing for COVID-19 in Australia.
20 Mar 2020
The University of Melbourne can confirm that a second staff member has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).
The University of Melbourne can confirm that a staff member has been tested positive for coronavirus infection (COVID-19).
19 Mar 2020
People with hard-to-reach cancers in the kidney, gut and prostate will have improved hope for early diagnosis and treatment with new research aimed at increasing the shelf life of revolutionary radiation drugs.
18 Mar 2020
Reducing waste, delays and emissions from building projects is the focus of a collaborative initiative between 30 industry partners that received $28 million from the Australian Government.
17 Mar 2020
Melbourne researchers have mapped immune responses from one of Australia’s first novel coronavirus (COVID-19) patients, showing the body’s ability to fight the virus and recover from the infection.
13 Mar 2020
The University of Melbourne has welcomed Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price’s award of a Defence Innovation HUB technology development contract to Veteran-owned Melbourne company SORD Australia.
New University of Melbourne research has revealed that ice ages over the last million years ended when the tilt angle of the Earth's axis was approaching higher values.
12 Mar 2020
Melbourne School of Design’s Future Prototyping Exhibition offers glimpses of the future with prototypes of sustainable design, reduction and re-use of material as part of Melbourne Design Week 2020.
10 Mar 2020
University of Melbourne researchers have identified and implemented the key interventions and tools that countries can – and should – use to improve the quality and availability of critical birth and death data and ultimately, improve health outcomes.
Two women have been honoured with the 2019 McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership, a non-partisan award recognising courageous, visionary and collaborative political leadership in Australia.
5 Mar 2020
Australian voters value honesty, truthfulness and trust from their politicians above all else, an Ipsos survey commissioned by the University of Melbourne has found.
4 Mar 2020
Victorian College of the Arts Film and Television alumni will have the opportunity to work at the former home of Charlie Chaplin in Los Angeles, thanks to a new partnership between Australian’s in Film (AiF) and the University of Melbourne.
3 Mar 2020
The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity – a joint venture between the University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital – has been awarded AU$3.2 million (US$2.15 million) by the Jack Ma Foundation to expedite the creation of a vaccine against coronavirus (COVID-19).
The University of Melbourne has welcomed the Victorian Government's support for the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity – a joint venture between the University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital – and Burnet Institute to fast-track research for coronavirus (COVID-19).
The swamp wallaby is the only mammal that is permanently pregnant throughout its life according to new research about the reproductive habits of marsupials.
27 Feb 2020
The University of Melbourne’s prestigious Pathways to Politics Program for Women is now open to female graduates from all Victorian universities.