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30 Jan 2020
New Zealand and Australian media coverage of the Christchurch mosque attack was poles apart, according to new research.
29 Jan 2020
The University of Melbourne is closely monitoring the circumstances around the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak and is supporting students and staff. The situation is constantly evolving.
Scientists from the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity – a joint venture between the University of Melbourne and the Royal Melbourne hospital – have successfully grown the Wuhan coronavirus from a patient sample, which will provide expert international laboratories with crucial information to help combat the virus.
28 Jan 2020
City design combining more public transport and rail networks with smaller, low speed blocks were the best to reduce road transport injuries, according to a new global study.
24 Jan 2020
Leading artists from the staff and alumni communities from four Victorian universities have donated their artworks for a bushfire relief charity exhibition.
23 Jan 2020
Research into how cladding can resist extreme weather events such as hailstorms is among three collaborative industry projects that will benefit from $1.4 million in funding as part of the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) latest round of Linkage Projects. The funding was announced today by Victorian Senator David Van.
17 Jan 2020
Children and adolescents detained in the youth justice system experience poor health across a range of complex physical and mental health disorders, according to new research.
16 Jan 2020
The devastating bushfires in Victoria and across Australia have affected many in our regional and rural areas and our University community is doing what it can to support relief efforts.
6 Jan 2020
Improper adoption of climate impact modelling could leave us ill prepared for even higher temperatures and more frequent heatwaves, according to new research.
18 Dec 2019
The University of Melbourne is delighted to offer places to the first round of undergraduate students for 2020, including many students who received places through the University’s Access Melbourne equity program.
17 Dec 2019
Thousands of Australian students will get their Higher School Certificates this week – how many will choose the ‘right career’?
12 Dec 2019
Many of Victoria’s highest-achieving VCE students were today offered a Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship to study at the University of Melbourne next year.
11 Dec 2019
New research has revealed that Australia's oldest flowering plants are 126 million years old and may have resembled modern magnolias, buttercups and laurels.
The University of Melbourne has entered into a student accommodation concession agreement with AMP Capital for the Melbourne Connect precinct.
10 Dec 2019
The University of Melbourne welcomes $58.7 million in funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), which was announced by Minister for Health Greg Hunt.
29 Nov 2019
People are more likely to disclose information that they are usually careful about concealing when they are more awake and alert, according to a new University of Melbourne study.
Access to health services in Cobram, Victoria has increased significantly in the past 15 years and happiness is above the state average, according to the to the latest Crossroads study.
28 Nov 2019
Doctor Larry L Kimura, Associate Professor of Hawaiian Language at Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language at the University of Hawai'i Hilo, delivered a speech on the ambitious work that has been undertaken to revitalise the Hawaiian language through early childhood education at the 2019 Narrm Oration.
A former Prime Minister, a former Chief of the Australian Defence Force and a former New South Wales Premier are some of the leaders who will select the 2019 McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership.
At least 50,000 young Australians have ‘disappeared’ from the education system nationwide, according to a new report from the University of Melbourne.