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8 Apr 2021
The University of Melbourne has appointed Professor Nicola Phillips to be its new Provost, starting later this year.
University of Melbourne Vice Chancellor Professor Duncan Maskell toured the much-anticipated Stawell Underground Physics Laboratory (SUPL) on Thursday, which is on track to become the first lab in the southern hemisphere to conduct research into ‘dark matter’.
3 Apr 2021
Health Minister, The Hon. Greg Hunt MP has been awarded the McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership for his courageous and collaborative approach to spearheading Australia’s strong health response to the COVID-19 pandemic during 2020.
31 Mar 2021
New research reveals while mainstream media remains the main go-to news source for Gen Z and Millennials, young people worldwide are relying on multiple platforms, such as social media, for information on the coronavirus (COVD-19) pandemic.
Australian scientists are urging the Government to accelerate Australia’s transition to net zero greenhouse gas emissions over the next two decades to ensure the country is cushioned from the worst impacts of climate change.
30 Mar 2021
Most of those affected by the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires say they are ‘mostly’ or ‘fully’ recovered but many still need support, a study on the mental health and wellbeing of those affected has found.
A new black hole breaks the record –– not for being the smallest or the biggest –– but for being right in the middle.
29 Mar 2021
Melbourne School of Design brings together exhibitions, discussions and international collaborations to envision a better and healthier future as part of Melbourne Design Week 2021.
23 Mar 2021
The University of Melbourne has welcomed an announcement by the Australian Government to provide $2.6 million to researchers to use the latest information technology to improve the lives of people who have survived brain cancer.
19 Mar 2021
The Australian Dementia Network (ADNeT) has launched a new dementia prevention and treatment trial volunteer register as Australia prepares to join trials to treat Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms emerge.
18 Mar 2021
A unique University of Melbourne initiative showcasing the University’s depth and breadth of expertise and leadership in climate research will be launched next week.
The University of Melbourne is committed to ensuring that all staff, students and visitors are safe and treated with absolute respect whenever there is any interaction with people from the University.
16 Mar 2021
The University of Melbourne has welcomed $10 million to establish a national research translation centre to improve health outcomes for Australians with mental illness and reduce the individual, social and economic inequities associated with current care.
15 Mar 2021
A pilot mental health program successfully trialled in Victorian primary schools will be expanded to a total of 26 schools in 2021.
Australians are experiencing higher levels of financial stress and mental distress, which has risen to its highest level since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic despite Australia being on the road to economic recovery.
10 Mar 2021
New research conducted at the UNESCO World Heritage listed ‘Plain of Jars’ in Laos has established the stone jars were likely placed in their final resting position from as early as 1240 to 660 BCE.
Well-preserved fossil leaves have been found to the east of the Antarctic Peninsula and recently studied by a University of Melbourne research team, providing evidence that forests grew at high latitudes 56 to 58 million years ago.
9 Mar 2021
The University of Melbourne is establishing a Contemplative Studies Centre, which will be the first point of entry into the world of mindfulness, meditation and contemplative practice at the University.
4 Mar 2021
Port Fairy residents will be able to get expert advice on how to care for their precious items and memorabilia at a Collection Care Workshop supported by the University of Melbourne’s Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation.
Rural medical students will soon be learning from brand new educational facilities, purpose-built in regional Victoria.