University News

Celebrating teaching – the Melbourne Teaching Showcase 2010

December 10 / 51

The Melbourne Teaching Showcase on Friday 3 December celebrated the achievements of staff who made an outstanding contribution to teaching in 2010.

Highly experienced academics appointed to Faculty of Arts leadership team

December 10 / 51

The Faculty of Arts is close to completing a strong leadership team of international experts, announcing four of the five Heads of Schools.

Room to move

December 10 / 51

The University Library's $ 5.5 million investment in a newly-opened archive facility means more space for storage of low-use volumes and rare research publications.

MDHS and Melbourne Health officially join forces

December 10 / 51

The University entered into an agreement with Melbourne Health (Royal Melbourne Hospital) on Monday to align the University’s teaching and research activities with clinical practice.

Professional staff receive 2010 Vice-Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Contribution

December 10 / 51

The University community celebrated the work of members of the professional staff this afternoon at the 2010 awards ceremony for the winners of the Vice-Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Contribution.

University researchers named Fellows of the Australian Academy of the Humanities

December 10 / 50

Professor Abdullah Saeed, Professor Tim McNamara and Associate Professor Anne McLaren were among the 24 Australian academics named Fellows of the prestigious Australian Academy of the Humanities (AHH), one of Australia's highest honours for achievement in the humanities.

University tops NHMRC funding

December 10 / 50

The University has been awarded more than $70 million in Project Grants and Fellowships from the National Health and Medical Research Council.

John Hattie to lead MGSE's Melbourne Education Research Institute

December 10 / 50

The University's Graduate School of Education (MGSE) has appointed Professor John Hattie as Director of its research institute.

Ewing Collection on show at the Potter

December 10 / 50

The Ewing Collection, presented to the University of Melbourne Union in 1938 by Dr Samuel Arthur Ewing, is on show at the Ian Potter Museum of Art until 27 February 2011.

RAP Consultation leaves no stone unturned

December 10 / 50

By Gabrielle Murphy

The University's Reconciliation Action Plan is being developed in two stages to build on the University's commitment to reconciliation, and there are only a few days left for staff and students to contribute to the draft.

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