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Big Data for Smart Cities: University leads new Urban Infrastructure Network

October 14 / 146

Using big data to solve the challenges of urban living is the focus of a new $24 million Australian Government research infrastructure project that was launched at the University on Monday.

Environmental scientist Tim Flannery is new Professorial Fellow

October 14 / 145

One of Australia’s most highly regarded environmental scientists, Professor Tim Flannery, has joined the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute as a Professorial Fellow.

Doherty Institute to lead the research effort against infectious diseases

September 14 / 144

Australia’s capacity to play a lead role in the global response to known and emerging infectious diseases has been boosted enormously with the launch of the Doherty Institute, opened by Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Friday 12 September.

Melbourne ranked number 44 in the world

August 14 / 142

Melbourne has achieved a ranking of 44 in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), the highest-ever result for an Australian institution.

Tony Albert wins 2014 Basil Sellers Art Prize

August 14 / 141

The $100,000 Basil Sellers Art Prize 2014 has been awarded to Indigenous artist Tony Albert for the work titled Once upon a time … 2013-14. 

Melbourne leads the nation in Future Fellowship awards

July 14 / 140

University researchers have been awarded the largest share of ARC Future Fellowships funding with more than $17 million allocated to support 22 outstanding researchers.

University researcher takes on International Red Cross directorship

June 14 / 139

Melbourne Law School Senior Fellow Helen Durham has been appointed Director of International Law and Policy at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Geneva.

University to create 648 more student beds in Carlton

June 14 / 138

The University will substantially increase its accommodation offering and enhance the student experience on campus by building a new 648-bed student accommodation facility in Carlton.

Self-directed milking: Dookie's new robotic dairy

May 14 / 137

In partnership with Regional Development Victoria, the University has launched a state-of-the-art Dookie Robotic Dairy, giving cows the ability to ‘milk themselves’. By Yves Makhoul.

Shopping with a conscience at the Fair Trade Market

May 14 / 136

On Wednesday, 14 May, the University celebrated Fair Trade Fortnight by hosting its first Fair Trade Market.

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