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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.
27 Apr 2021
The combined effect of rapid ocean warming and the practice of targeting big fish is affecting the viability of wild populations and global fish stock says new research by the University of Melbourne and the University of Tasmania.
University of Melbourne researchers are exploring the intersection of facial recognition technology and the Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) gaming experience as part of Melbourne Knowledge Week 2021.
23 Apr 2021
The University of Melbourne has announced a partnership with tech hub experts YBF to power a new co-working space that will operate within Melbourne Connect.
University of Melbourne’s new innovation precinct will host cutting-edge interactive exhibitions, workshops, lectures and panel discussions as one of the major partners of Melbourne Knowledge Week 2021.
22 Apr 2021
The University of Melbourne has announced it is re-starting its student exchange program with New Zealand universities in semester two this year.
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.