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6 May 2019
An Australian-first survey of the wellbeing of judges and magistrates has revealed a judiciary at risk of burnout or trauma from having to constantly deal with high workloads and the harrowing details of serious crimes.
3 May 2019
The University of Melbourne’s Old Quadrangle building has come to life once again following a two-year reconstruction of the north wing. It was opened by the Governor of Victoria, Linda Dessau.
1 May 2019
The University of Melbourne welcomes the Opposition’s election commitments of $1.65 million to provide internships to disadvantaged students and $2 million to expand the work of the Melbourne Poche Centre and network for emerging Indigenous leaders in health.
The Living Pavilion, a 17-day event that celebrates Indigenous knowledge, ecological science and sustainable design, opens at the University of Melbourne’s Parkville campus, today.
Researchers have discovered differences in fat cells that could potentially identify people predisposed to metabolic diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular and fatty liver disease.
People living with pancreatic cancer have helped develop an Australian-first online resource to support patients after diagnosis.
30 Apr 2019
The University of Melbourne School of Government, in partnership with the newDemocracy Foundation and the Susan McKinnon Foundation, has produced a new paper entitled ‘Reforming our Democracy’ outlining a list of 15 reform options designed to improve the Australian democratic process.
29 Apr 2019
A new study has found genetic makeup does not predispose people to tooth decay, however the research did find that children with overweight mothers are more likely to have cavities.
26 Apr 2019
Extreme ocean winds and wave heights are increasing around the globe, with the largest rise occurring in the Southern Ocean, University of Melbourne research shows.
15 Apr 2019
The University of Melbourne welcomes support from the Coalition and Labor parties for a Tax Clinic at the Melbourne Law School, following Shadow Assistant Treasurer Andrew Leigh’s announcement of $150,000 annually to continue the clinic.
12 Apr 2019
Melbourne surgeons have modified a minimally invasive technique to help men regain erectile function lost after prostate cancer surgery. The surgery had a 71 per cent success rate with two participants achieving their first erection in 12 years.
5 Apr 2019
The University of Melbourne welcomes the Federal Government’s $5 million funding to build the Stawell Underground Physics Laboratory (SUPL).
4 Apr 2019
The University of Melbourne is proud to announce a partnership with the Berlin University Alliance and the establishment of funding scheme to boost joint research activities.
3 Apr 2019
In response to the 'replication crisis' in a number of scientific fields, a major international research program seeks to develop Artificial Intelligence to help evaluate the credibility of scientific evidence we use to make decisions.
The University of Melbourne and Monash University welcome the Federal Government’s $25 million budget commitment to establish a national coasts, environment and climate science research and education centre at the Quarantine Station Precinct at Point Nepean.
29 Mar 2019
The real-world impact of University of Melbourne research is recognised in the inaugural national Engagement and Impact assessment (EI 2018) released today by the Australian Research Council (ARC).
27 Mar 2019
The University of Melbourne continues to exceed world standards in research, according to the State of Australian University Research 2018-2019: ERA National Report, released today by the Australian Research Council (ARC).
26 Mar 2019
More than 1000 students and staff have moved into the new state-of-the-art Ian Potter Southbank Centre, home to the new Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.
25 Mar 2019
The University of Melbourne has opened a $100 million life sciences complex, offering Australia’s most sophisticated STEMM teaching laboratories and facilities and strengthening the global status of Melbourne’s biomedical precinct.
The University of Melbourne has welcomed today’s $30 million federal budget announcement for the Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery (ACMD).