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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.
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 Greg Hunt 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.