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The University of Melbourne will welcome 223 of Victoria’s most influential business and community leaders to the iconic South Lawn Underground Carpark tonight for the 12th annual Vinnies CEO Sleepout.

Families from Geelong will learn about their own wartime history at a two-day War Heritage Roadshow that kicks off on Friday 30 June.

For the seventh consecutive year, the University of Melbourne has been named Australia’s number one university, according to the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2017.

Environmental law researcher Erin O'Donnell and economist Julia Talbot-Jones explain what's behind recent moves to give legal personhood to rivers in India, New Zealand and elsewhere. With philosophical roots going back decades, new legal and legislative developments granting personhood to nature seek both to recognise indigenous or religious claims as well as provide new avenues for environmental protection. But what does this mean, and how will giving rights to nature be enforced? Can rivers now bring lawsuits, and can we, in turn, sue them? Presented by Lynne Haultain.

The University of Melbourne is one of two institutions chosen to lead the Federal Government’s efforts to build the cyber security expertise and job-ready skills needed by Australian industries.

This Wednesday 14 June marks the World Health Organization’s Blood Donor Day, providing an opportunity to recognise the valuable gift of blood donation, including for our pets.

Improving treatment and reducing the death and injury toll from snakebites globally took a major step forward when the World Health Organization added snakebite to the highest priority list of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) this month.

A new project has been launched to help farmers better prepare for extreme climate events and increase productivity and profits through proactive management practices.

A new institute that brings together biomedical engineers, clinical researchers and industry partners to develop real-world solutions for public health has been launched.

The Australian Genome Research Facility (AGRF) and the University of Melbourne Centre for Cancer Research (UMCCR) announced today that they have established a state-of-the-art NovaSeq genome sequencing platform. Based at the new Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC), this facility is primed to revolutionise the detection, diagnosis and treatment of cancer and rare genetic disease through rapid and efficient genome analysis.