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13 Dec 2018
A new report has found that the increase in megaesophagus cases in Australia in 2017 and 2018 can be linked to Advance Dermocare™ pet food.
12 Dec 2018
The University of Melbourne has welcomed funding as part of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Partnership Grants, announced today by Minister for Health Greg Hunt.
11 Dec 2018
Changing language in job advertisements and de-identifying CVs during recruitment can significantly boost a person’s prospects of landing a job by overcoming unconscious bias, new University of Melbourne research shows.
Small local patches of bushland could be playing a much bigger role in conserving biodiversity than previously thought, according to new research.
Epilepsy researchers from around the world have examined the DNA of more than 45 000 people, leading to the discovery of 11 genes associated with the disorder and pointing the way to drugs that might benefit millions of patients who do not respond to existing treatments.
9 Dec 2018
Dr Davis McCarthy has joined St Vincent’s Institute (SVI) as Head of the new Bioinformatics and Cellular Genomics Laboratory, as a joint appointee with the University of Melbourne.
7 Dec 2018
Researchers have discovered a ‘blind spot’ in atomic force microscopy – a powerful tool capable of measuring the force between two atoms, imaging the structure of individual cells and the motion of biomolecules.
6 Dec 2018
The University of Melbourne will begin a new research project to create a better understanding of bone fatigue injuries in race horses.
The University of Melbourne is aware of reports that have emerged in recent days relating to the alleged detention of international academics in Iran.
4 Dec 2018
Leading Aboriginal artists and arts workers from across northern Australia will spend the next two weeks taking part in a ground-breaking Indigenous education program at the University of Melbourne.
Australian researchers have developed a tiny device that electrically stimulates the brain and could one day be used to treat conditions such as epilepsy and Parkinson’s disease without invasive surgery.
3 Dec 2018
Health workers are being urged to closely monitor adolescents losing weight after a study of patients with anorexia nervosa found 31 per cent had all the cognitive features and physical complications of the disease without being underweight.
Victorian Treaty Advancement Commissioner Jill Gallagher will today launch a new collaboration that will explore the challenges that impact on the relationship between Indigenous and settler Australians.
30 Nov 2018
Three Fellows from the Melbourne School of Government’s Pathways to Politics for Women Program have been elected inthe 2018 Victorian election.
29 Nov 2018
Australian researchers have shown that forearm arteries are more effective in coronary bypass surgery than the commonly used leg vein, in a finding that could improve the prognosis for many heart patients.
27 Nov 2018
The New Colombo Plan (NCP) is an initiative by the Australian Government which aims to lift knowledge of the Indo-Pacific, by supporting Australian undergraduates to study and undertake Internships in the region.
The University of Melbourne has entered into a 40-year student accommodation agreement with AMP Capital, through its AMP Capital Diversified Infrastructure Trust.
26 Nov 2018
Researchers have unlocked details revealing how brains change in people with schizophrenia and evidence suggesting that in the early stages of the illness the brain may be compensating for damage caused.
23 Nov 2018
University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Duncan Maskell warmly welcomed his excellency Mr Ram Nath Kovind, President of the Republic of India, to the University on Friday afternoon.
Niklas Labba, Academic Director of the Centre for Sámi Studies at the University of Tromsø – Arctic University of Norway, explored the importance of First Nations voice and constitutional recognition during his 2018 Narrm Oration at the University of Melbourne last night.