University News

Nearly 30 teams making a green impact across campuses

July 17 / 195

The University of Melbourne is the first Australian organisation to sign up teams for the UK-initiated Green Impact program, which aims to bring people together and empower them to make meaningful changes in sustainability.

Award recognises important role of women in driving Australia’s innovation economy

July 17 / 195

Dr Kerry Hegarty, Business Development Director in the University’s Research, Innovation & Commercialisation team was recognised with one of three BioMelbourne Network 2017 Women in Leadership Awards last month.

Winter School a chance for VCE students to find inspiration in lead up to exams

July 17 / 195

If you know a VCE student who may need a little extra stimulation to keep motivated or lift their performance, there are still places available in the Faculty of Arts’ 2017 Winter School programs.

Laureate Fellowship for researcher striving to stop mosquito borne disease

July 17 / 195

The University of Melbourne’s Professor Geoff McFadden has been awarded a 2017 Australian Laureate Fellowship by the Australian Government through the Australian Research Council (ARC), a milestone achievement in research.

NiteArt returns to the Grainger Museum

July 17 / 195

The city-wide NiteArt event which sees over 50 venues across the city open late with special exhibitions, installations and performances is once again coming to the Grainger Museum at the University of Melbourne.

Tiny SkyHopper CubeSat to search for answers to big questions in astronomy

July 17 / 195

Researchers from the Faculty of Science and the Melbourne School of Engineering are working to design, build and launch into space a small but powerful ‘fast-response infrared telescope’, a nano-satellite known generically as a CubeSat.

The Weaver’s Son – Odyssey of an Australian Surgeon launched

June 17 / 194

The pain and torment of dyslexia did not prevent a Melbourne surgeon from helping to develop revolutionary Victorian seatbelt and drink driving laws.

"Try not to be an idiot" – Ronny Chieng's advice on succeeding at uni

June 17 / 194

'Ronny Chieng International Student' goes to air next Wednesday 7 June at 9pm for a six-episode season. You can catch his antics – filmed on campus in Parkville and Burnley – on ABC TV. MUSSE caught up with Ronny to canvas his views about uni life, and to hear about his stellar rise in the comedy world.

70 reasons to love this place

June 17 / 194

This time last month the University officially welcomed 70 students from more than a dozen countries who are commencing their studies at Melbourne, thanks to sponsorship from either the Australian Government or a funding body back home. 

Bringing great minds together through mentoring

June 17 / 194

The University is looking for staff to mentor students in the faculties of Arts and Science, following successful mentoring programs in Law and Business and Economics.

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