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9 Aug 2019
The annual Dungala Kaiela Oration is being delivered by Yawuru leader Senator Patrick Dodson at the Rumbalara Football Netball Club in Shepparton on Yorta Yorta country this Friday night.
7 Aug 2019
University of Melbourne researchers are conducting a country-wide citizen science project this August to better understand how the human brain works.
5 Aug 2019
Heart disease and stroke mortality rates have almost stopped declining in many high-income countries, including Australia, and are even increasing in some countries, according to new research.
1 Aug 2019
Vice-Chancellor Duncan Maskell will lead a University of Melbourne delegation to the 21st Garma Festival in Arnhem Land, a central component of the University’s commitment to national reconciliation with Indigenous Australians.
Dr Richard Kurth has been appointed the new Director at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.
30 Jul 2019
The University of Melbourne has welcomed the opening of a new home for Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health and Orygen Youth Health in Parkville.
The latest release of the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey paints a picture of how Australians are juggling their work and home lives.
29 Jul 2019
The University has welcomed the State Government’s funding announcement for the Stawell Underground Physics Laboratory (SUPL).
25 Jul 2019
One dose of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has comparable effectiveness to two or three doses for preventing cervical pre-cancer, according to a new study.
Urban childcare centres should be built away from busy urban roads to minimise kids’ exposure to traffic pollution, experts warn.
24 Jul 2019
Scientists have found that the average global temperature in the 20th Century was higher than at any time in the past 2000 years and that the current warming period is affecting the whole planet at the same time, for the first time.
The University of Melbourne has released a unique 12-episode podcast series showcasing the value of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects as a pathway to jobs of the future.
The University of Melbourne has announced the selection of its first intake of Hansen Scholars.
The rich and vibrant history of one of Victoria’s most trusted and loved public institutions is currently being celebrated in a special University of Melbourne Medical History Museum exhibition.
15 Jul 2019
Almost 100 of the state’s most inquisitive young minds gathered this week at the University of Melbourne to discuss free speech and their role in society.
10 Jul 2019
The Melbourne Business School at the University of Melbourne is launching a Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Business Leadership, the first of its kind in Australia for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business leaders.
9 Jul 2019
Research findings by archaeological scientists from the University of Melbourne, the Australian National University, James Cook University and the Lao Department of Heritage have helped ensure the Laos Plain of Jars has at last been included on the World Heritage List.
6 Jul 2019
Following an announcement by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) that the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape has been inscribed on to the World Heritage List, University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Duncan Maskell made the following statement.
4 Jul 2019
New rock fishing research is challenging what is known about ‘freak waves’ and current risk management practices to prevent deaths and injuries on hazardous rocky coasts.
3 Jul 2019
A major Australian arts project presented by the University of Melbourne has been launched at the feet of Michelangelo’s David, the world’s most famous statement on physical perfection, ahead of exhibitions in Florence and Melbourne this month.