University News

Engineering PhD candidate selected to attend prestigious women in tech conference

June 17 / 194

Engineering PhD candidate Damayanthi Herath has secured a scholarship from the Anita Borg Institute (ABI) to attend the 2017 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Celebration.

A night on the St Vincent de Paul food van with Margaret Sheil

June 17 / 194

As an Ambassador for this year’s St Vincent de Paul’s CEO Sleepout, Provost Margaret Sheil spent an evening with food van volunteers to see first hand the important work they do. MUSSE checked in with her about the experience.

Melbourne from a sketcher's point of view

May 17 / 193

Our University was the site of a meet up for members of a global community of urban sketchers, who recently took part in a workshop with legendary sketcher Stephanie Bower.

Dookie camp gives rural students a taste of agricultural study

May 17 / 193

Over 30 Year 9 students from Shepparton’s Moroopna Secondary College attended a University of Melbourne-funded camp at Dookie campus last month to explore agricultural science and experience learning in a university environment.

IT students off to the USA after claiming Microsoft national Imagine Cup prize

May 17 / 193

A group of University of Melbourne IT students will be flown to Microsoft headquarters in Seattle this year after taking out the Australian final of the Microsoft Imagine Cup.

New research initiative to explore economic and social participation

May 17 / 193

A new Hallmark Research Initiative investigating how people engage with social, economic and political institutions across the life course – irrespective of gender, socioeconomic status, or ethnic or racial background – has been launched at the University of Melbourne.

Graham Treloar Fellowship leaves lasting legacy for built environment

May 17 / 193

Researcher Andrea Cook will this month be recognised as the latest Graham Treloar Fellow – a named Fellowship funded by the University of Melbourne and many generous donors.

9x5 NOW exhibition receives huge response from Australia’s leading artists

May 17 / 193

More than 300 contemporary visual artists have contributed original artworks for the upcoming 9x5 NOW exhibition at the Victorian College of the Arts, to be staged in June at the University of Melbourne’s Margaret Lawrence Gallery.

Health at Melbourne: Discover what you’re made of

May 17 / 193

Five students are starring in a new ‘Health at Melbourne’ campaign, designed to attract potential students from regional or rural backgrounds to make a career in the health sciences.

Under Bunjil exhibition to launch Student Precinct’s new Outdoor Gallery

May 17 / 193

Artwork by VCA students through the Wilin Centre, and covers from Under Bunjil – the journal by Murrup Barak and UMSU Indigenous students – will be included in the first exhibition for the Student Precinct’s new Outdoor Gallery.

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