University News

Murrup Barak hosts 2011 Welcome to Country

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Murrup Barak, the Melbourne Institute for Indigenous Development, hosted the University’s 2011 Welcome to Country on Tuesday 8 March.

World-leading University researcher wins NHMRC Australia Fellowship

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Professor Ashley Bush from the University and the Mental Health Research Institute has been awarded one of six Australia Fellowships recognising research excellence of global significance.

Leading Australian researcher to Chair University’s cancer research and head Victoria’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre

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The University has appointed Professor James Bishop, AO, as the University Of Melbourne Chair of Cancer Medicine. Professor Bishop was also named the inaugural head of the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC).

Kicking cross-cultural goals in Kuala Lumpur

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Twenty players and officials from the Melbourne University Soccer Club attended the Inaugural World Intercity Invitational Football Tournament in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as representatives of both the University and the City of Melbourne last month.

Giving bright minds a brilliant future

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University students will have greater access to support scholarships to study business and economics with the launch of the Melbourne Foundation for Business and Economics last night.

Rugby scholarship encourages elite athletes to chase their academic and sporting dreams

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Elite, school level rugby union players will be able to pursue their academic and sporting dreams with the assistance of a new University of Melbourne-Victorian Schools’ Rugby Union scholarship.

University researchers named by Federal Government in national research publication

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University researchers Professor Suzanne Garland and Dr Anthony White have been recognised in the National Health and Medical Research Council’s 10 of the Best Research Projects 2010 publication.

A+ for MGSE’s Master of Teaching

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A fresh approach to teacher education means MGSE’s graduates are better prepared for the classroom.

Australia and India join forces to fight a global epidemic

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University specialists were part of a three-day conference in New Delhi, India which involved mental health leaders from 16 countries in the Asia Pacific region working together to find solutions for the growing global mental illness epidemic.

150 years of Engineering excellence

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The Melbourne School of Engineering officially began its 150th anniversary celebrations with a launch on 24 February.

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