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16 Mar 2021
The University of Melbourne has welcomed $10 million to establish a national research translation centre to improve health outcomes for Australians with mental illness and reduce the individual, social and economic inequities associated with current care.
15 Mar 2021
A pilot mental health program successfully trialled in Victorian primary schools will be expanded to a total of 26 schools in 2021.
Australians are experiencing higher levels of financial stress and mental distress, which has risen to its highest level since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic despite Australia being on the road to economic recovery.
10 Mar 2021
New research conducted at the UNESCO World Heritage listed ‘Plain of Jars’ in Laos has established the stone jars were likely placed in their final resting position from as early as 1240 to 660 BCE.
Well-preserved fossil leaves have been found to the east of the Antarctic Peninsula and recently studied by a University of Melbourne research team, providing evidence that forests grew at high latitudes 56 to 58 million years ago.
9 Mar 2021
The University of Melbourne is establishing a Contemplative Studies Centre, which will be the first point of entry into the world of mindfulness, meditation and contemplative practice at the University.
4 Mar 2021
Port Fairy residents will be able to get expert advice on how to care for their precious items and memorabilia at a Collection Care Workshop supported by the University of Melbourne’s Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation.
Rural medical students will soon be learning from brand new educational facilities, purpose-built in regional Victoria.
3 Mar 2021
Melbourne researchers who conducted a pilot to study the performance and feasibility of utilising antigen tests have identified several practical challenges in implementation for countries with a low COVID-19 prevalence.
An international collaboration of researchers have developed a computational method to identify malaria parasites as they move around the world with their human hosts - key to measuring impact of elimination campaigns.
2 Mar 2021
A University of Melbourne led study has established how plants use their metabolism to tell time and know when to grow - a discovery that could help leverage growing crops in different environments, including different seasons, different latitudes or even in artificial environments and vertical gardens.
26 Feb 2021
The University of Melbourne has welcomed a Federal Government announcement of more than $70 million from the Medical Research Future Fund for two major research projects to transform diagnosis and treatment of stroke and epilepsy.
Vice-Chancellor Duncan Maskell joined the Federal Minister for Education and Youth, Alan Tudge, at the University of Melbourne’s Parkville campus on Friday for the launch of the Better Commercialising University Research Consultation Paper.
Support among Australians for the policy response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and willingness to get vaccinated is high, according to new University of Melbourne research.
25 Feb 2021
The University of Melbourne today provided an update on its financial position for the year ending 31 December 2020 and its financial outlook for 2021.
The AustralaSian COVID-19 Trial (ASCOT) has been expanded into India, with the first patients recruited last week to the first two sites, Christian Medical College and Hospital Ludhiana in Punjab and Sterling Multispecialty Hospital in Pune, Maharashtra
23 Feb 2021
A two-metre-long painting of a kangaroo in Western Australia’s Kimberley region has been identified as Australia’s oldest intact rock painting.
22 Feb 2021
New University of Melbourne research has used ribonucleic acid (RNA) sequencing to understand the impacts of short-term heat stress on the productivity of canola plants, paving the way to the development of more heat-tolerant crops.
19 Feb 2021
Melbourne scientists have described the evolution of immunity levels up to four months following COVID-19 infection, finding that while antibody levels drop dramatically in the first one to two months, the decrease then slows down substantially.
18 Feb 2021
Children are protected from severe COVID-19 because their innate immune system is quick to attack the virus, a new study has found.