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7 Feb 2019
An international multidisciplinary study initiated by Melbourne scientists has shown a link between prostate cancer and the uptake of fatty acids by cancer cells. The findings point to a possible therapeutic target for this common cancer.
6 Feb 2019
Following strong national interest and a rigorous recruitment process, 15 regional and rural students have been selected to commence a unique end-to-end rural medical program designed to help solve Australia’s rural doctor shortage.
A new, non-partisan prize in political leadership has inspired Shaun Carny’s latest book, The Change Makers, where twenty-five outstanding Australian leaders share their insights and lessons on the essence of inspiring leadership.
1 Feb 2019
Today marks the twentieth anniversary of a successful partnership between the Shepparton community and the University of Melbourne Medical School.
31 Jan 2019
University of Melbourne Professor of Conservation Ecology Brendan Wintle will lead a six-member panel of conservation and wildlife science experts to review Adani’s Black-throated Finch Management Plan (BTFMP).
Some Victorian health professionals who conscientiously object to abortion are breaking the law by not referring patients to another professional who doesn’t object, new Victorian research has found.
30 Jan 2019
Melbourne University Publishing (MUP) will refocus on being a high quality scholarly press in support of the University’s mission of excellence in teaching and research.
Researchers at the University of Melbourne, University of Western Australia and their collaborators have found that by helping patients at high risk of lung cancer identify and monitor their symptoms, they are 40 per cent more likely to seek help from their doctor.
University of Melbourne has launched its new look Newsroom – home to the latest media releases, expert commentary and leading research.
21 Jan 2019
A two-year scientific collaboration with the University of Technology Sydney, German Aerospace Center and University of Melbourne has produced unique regional pathways to stay below a 1.5°C temperature rise.
18 Jan 2019
The University of Melbourne welcomes the operation of a new wind farm in regional Victoria that has commenced the supply of clean energy across the state.
Experts have put global decision makers on notice that the world cannot afford the human and financial cost of continued disengagement between police, armed forces and the health sector.
16 Jan 2019
The University of Melbourne’s Arts and Science degrees are the most popular courses in Victoria, according to the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre’s (VTAC) first preference applications for study in 2019.
14 Jan 2019
Reducing user charges is associated with improved health outcomes in low and middle-income countries, new research has found.
Lucy Powell has been appointed the University of Melbourne Media Manager.
11 Jan 2019
A new drug delays motor neurone disease progression and improves cognitive and clinical symptoms according to trial results announced by a spin-out company from the Florey and University of Melbourne.
20 Dec 2018
The number of people living with dementia globally more than doubled between 1990 and 2016 from 20.2 million to 43.8 million, prompting researchers to call for more preventative action.
14 Dec 2018
Three of Australia’s child health leaders have joined forces to tackle global child health.
Former Victorian Premier John Brumby has officially opened the new ‘Nancy Millis’ building, an expansion of the University of Melbourne Bio21 Institute of Molecular Science and Biotechnology, incorporating CSL’s Global Hub for Research and Translational Medicine.
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.