Some advice for would-be parents for Fertility Week 2017

October 17 / 198

Next week is Fertility Awareness Week in Australia, and Mark Green, an expert in reproductive biology from the School of Biosciences, explains that one of the factors of modern life that affects fertility but which is hard to control is everyday exposure to chemicals.

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.

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.

University of Melbourne leads the way in ARC Linkage awards

March 17 / 191

University of Melbourne researchers have been awarded more than $3 million in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Projects announced last week by the Minister for Education and Training, Senator Simon Birmingham.

Library support for researchers on show

August 16 / 185

Researcher@Library Week is coming up 22 – 26 August. This annual University Library event is filled with an engaging, diverse and stimulating program of more than thirty events and activities to inspire our research community. It’s alsCo an opportunity for the Library to showcase all the ways it supports our academic and graduate student researchers.

Neuroscientists probe link between doof doof, dopamine and cravings

July 16 / 184

Researchers at the University of Melbourne are recruiting electronic music fans for a study exploring the connection between cravings and the “risky” sounds of dance music.

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.  

Melbourne University – now with drones!

March 16 / 176

New opportunities in remote sensing and research data acquisition will be generated with the launch of a new drone project, the Melbourne Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Platform, also known as MUASIP.

University welcomes $2m for proton beam therapy development

May 15 / 157

The University has welcomed a $2 million investment by the State Government in yesterday’s budget to help plan and develop a National Centre for Proton Beam Therapy (PBT) as part of the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC). 

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