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.

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.

Derek Denton portrait added to Canberra collection

October 16 / 187

A new portrait of leading Australian scientist and Derek Denton – Emeritus Professor of the University – has recently been unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra.

Kelsey Hegarty appointed first Joint Chair of Family Violence Prevention with Royal Women’s Hospital

June 16 / 183

Academic General Practitioner Professor Kelsey Hegarty has been appointed as Australia’s first chair of Family Violence Prevention. It is a joint appointment between the University and the Royal Women’s Hospital (the Women’s).

Australia and the US collaborate to reduce violence against women

April 16 / 179

Supporting, and in some cases saving, people in abusive intimate relationships was the subject of a recent collaborative event between MDHS’s Professor Kelsey Hegarty, and researchers at Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

Twin research achieves national prominence

March 16 / 177

The Australian Twin Registry, located in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, has collaborated with SBS-TV to develop a two-part series on the value of twin research to understanding the health of our communities.  

'Twins are special!’: Victoria Prize for University of Melbourne Twin Registry leader and medical researcher John Hopper

November 15 / 170

Distinguished genetic epidemiologist Professor John Hopper has been awarded the Victorian Government’s prestigious Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation in the Life Sciences category.

Melbourne collaboration one of world’s best for medical research and patient care

April 15 / 155


The Melbourne Healthcare Partners Advanced Health Research and Translation Centre, coordinated by Melbourne Health, has been recognised as one of the world’s best for using medical research to improve patient care by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Governor of Victoria tours new buildings in Parkville Precinct

September 14 / 143

The Honourable Alex Chernov AC QC, Governor of Victoria, and Mrs Elizabeth Chernov cheerfully dodged rain showers on Monday to tour the Parkville Precinct.

Students show kids a stay in hospital is bear-able

May 14 / 135

Students from the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences have staged a Teddy Bear Hospital (TBH) for the Good Friday Appeal Kids Day Out to raise funds for the Royal Children’s Hospital.

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