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3 Aug 2021
Water authorities will be turning to Melburnians to help with a novel system of ‘smart’ rainwater tanks and urban lakes that can provide crucial water to support platypus habitat when it’s most needed – just before the breeding season.
2 Aug 2021
The University of Melbourne has welcomed State Government funding for a collection of projects at Australia’s newest innovation precinct, Melbourne Connect.
20 Jul 2021
Lexus Australia was today announced as the first car manufacturer to join the Australian Integrated Multimodal EcoSystem (AIMES) transport collaboration to accelerate Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS) technology research for smarter and safer on-road travel.
8 Jul 2021
Nineteen critically endangered Spotted Tree Frogs collected from fire-ravaged areas in north-east Victoria are heading to a breeding program with the help of University Melbourne researchers.
6 Jul 2021
U-Vet Werribee Equine Centre will receive more than $3 million to continue developing its equine lameness prevention and diagnosis program.
18 Jun 2021
Applications have opened for the 2022 Atlantic Fellows for Social Equity (AFSE) program based at the University of Melbourne.
9 Jun 2021
Young clownfish living closest to shore are dying faster than those further offshore because they are being exposed to artificial lighting, says an international research team, which includes the University of Melbourne.
The University of Melbourne has improved its position from 41 to 37 in the latest QS World University Rankings.
An Australian-led study will investigate whether it’s possible to predict who remains susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 variants after having COVID-19 or receiving a COVID-19-specific vaccine.
25 May 2021
A mathematical model which can predict landslides that occur unexpectantly has been developed by two University of Melbourne scientists, with colleagues from GroundProbe-Orica and the University of Florence.
Exceptional University of Melbourne researchers have been recognised for their contributions to science through their election as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.
24 May 2021
Launched today, a world first project seeks to use artificial intelligence (AI) to predict traffic congestion up to three hours ahead, optimising traffic in large cities and improving road safety as part of the University’s smart cities ecosystem.
19 May 2021
The University of Melbourne, Burnet Institute and Doherty Institute today welcomed an additional $245 million investment from the Victorian Government to build the new Australian Institute for Infectious Disease (AIID) in Parkville.
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.