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11 Oct 2019
The historical weather diaries of Australian grazier, Algernon Belfield, have been internationally recognised for their high quality in a new publication from the United Kingdom’s Royal Meteorological Society.
9 Oct 2019
A key figure in the United Kingdom’s decision to legislate a climate change target of net zero emissions by 2050 is in Australia.
New evidence from a World Health Organization (WHO)-led study in four countries shows more than one-third of women experience mistreatment during childbirth in health facilities.
8 Oct 2019
Both highly trained athletes and novice rowers will take to the Yarra River on Saturday 12 October in the annual rowing race between the Universities of Melbourne and Sydney.
4 Oct 2019
The University of Melbourne is tackling herbicide resistance head-on thanks to the invention of a device by Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences’ Doctor Graham Brodie that uses microwaves to kill weeds and treat soil.
Melburnians have the chance to take a peek into utopian imaginations for the future of their city – from lagoon beaches opposite Port Melbourne to floating pods in Port Phillip Bay – at an exhibition opening today at the Melbourne School of Design.
2 Oct 2019
Victorians have been warned that 2019 could be worse than last year for hay fever and asthma sufferers.
1 Oct 2019
Nominations have opened for the 2019 McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership, an annual prize which champions political leadership across all tiers of Australian government.
30 Sep 2019
Level-access public transport, consistent signage and diverse spaces are some of ways the City of Melbourne could be more inclusive for people with disability, according to a new report.
26 Sep 2019
A vaccine for periodontal gum disease, which affects a third of all adults globally, is in development following a $14 million investment into newly-formed biotech company Denteric Pty Ltd.
25 Sep 2019
A molecular quirk led to the Tasmanian tiger and the wolf evolving to look more like twins than mammalian cousins, University of Melbourne bioscientists have found.
23 Sep 2019
The University of Melbourne is leading an Australian research consortium alongside US institutions Boston University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology to develop the next generation of autonomous vehicles.
18 Sep 2019
Key players from Australia and Germany’s energy transitions sector are meeting in Melbourne this week to consider how to harness the opportunities for both countries as the world advances towards low emission energy systems.
The University of Melbourne’s Dookie campus will be open to the community, local industry, alumni and prospective students on Sunday 22 September 2019.
14 Sep 2019
University of Melbourne Emeritus Professor Jacques Miller has won the Lasker Award – an award that is widely recognised as one of the highest international honours in medical research.
The University of Melbourne has been and will continue to be in close contact with the Australian Government and Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert’s family.
12 Sep 2019
The University of Melbourne remains the highest ranked Australian university in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, placing 32nd again this year.
10 Sep 2019
The University of Melbourne has appointed senior executive Professor Michael Wesley to lead its focus on international strategies and partnerships.
An innovative new project by University of Melbourne academics will research the agricultural and economic viability of using brown coal to process agricultural waste into fertiliser, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and costs to farmers.
9 Sep 2019
Steven McGregor and David Tranter have been announced as winners of the 2019 Kate Challis RAKA Award for their script Sweet Country, a sweeping outback Western where justice is put on trial.