University News

Free footy for students offer

August 17 / 196

University of Melbourne students have once again been offered the opportunity to take a dive head-first into the wonderful world of AFL footy through a special offer from the Melbourne Football Club.

Melbourne’s strong performance continues in 2017 Times Higher Education rankings

August 17 / 196

The University of Melbourne was named the third best university in the Asia-Pacific during in July, in reports published by the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia-Pacific Ranking 2017.

Medical History Museum celebrates 50th Anniversary

August 17 / 196

The newly refurbished Medical History Museum has celebrated 50 years with the launch of its latest exhibition – The Cancer Puzzle: Patterns, Paradoxes and Personalities.

Now 17, HILDA shines a spotlight on today’s Australia

August 17 / 196

Early this month the annual Housing, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia 2017 Survey was launched by the Melbourne Institute. Known colloquially as HILDA, this year’s survey – the 17th consecutive – was led by the Faculty of Business and Economics’ Professor Roger Wilkins.

Massive Otways research project helps plants and animals at risk of fire devastation

July 17 / 195

Research into the effects of unplanned and planned fire on native plants and animals in the Great Otway National Park was celebrated on this year's World Environment Day (5 June).

New research centre to improve health of Australians with disabilities

July 17 / 195

A world-first research initiative bringing together leading academics and disability sector stakeholders will improve health outcomes for Australians with a disability.

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.

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