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22 Oct 2019
A home-based intervention program that uses music to help people with dementia is set to change lives worldwide
21 Oct 2019
Lecturer in architecture at the Melbourne School of Design Jefa Greenaway has been named co-creative director of the Australian Pavilion at next year’s Venice Architecture Biennale, alongside, University alumnus Tristan Wong, director of architects SJB.
17 Oct 2019
University of Melbourne and Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have been recognised for their achievements in science and innovation, taking out three top awards in the prestigious Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science.
16 Oct 2019
The University of Melbourne has established a fellowship to honour the legacy of Associate Professor Allison Milner who was killed in a tragic accident at Princes Park in Carlton in August.
15 Oct 2019
The University of Melbourne has been named the Victorian Exporter of the Year at the 2019 Governor of Victoria Export Awards. The University also won the International Education and Training category.
Indigenous researchers, community members and health workers will come together to promote better health for Aboriginal Australians.
14 Oct 2019
Rates of self-harm among asylum seekers in detention are more than 200 times the Australian community rates for hospital-treated self-harm, according to new research.
Home advantage counted for little in the 2019 Australian Boat Race, with the University of Melbourne finishing behind the University of Sydney in the men's and women's races.
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.