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Literary theorist Prof Brian McHale explains the origins and trajectory of postmodernism, muses on its role in our cultural expression, and speculates on its demise. Presented by Lynne Haultain.

Part of a significant donation of $4 million by former staff member and Magistrate, Ms Francine McNiff, The University of Melbourne has established the Francine V. McNiff Chair in Criminology, a first for the institution. Professor Alison Young has been appointed in this role.

Three years after the launch of the roadmap to close the gap for vision, progress has been made but “much remains to be done”, according to the authors of a Perspective published online today by the Medical Journal of Australia.

An international study led by The University of Melbourne has confirmed that long-term regular taking of aspirin or ibuprofen reduces the risk of bowel cancer by more than half for people with the genetic mutation causing Lynch syndrome.

Researchers have decoded the Australian sheep blowfly genome, adding ammunition to the battle against one of the nation’s most insidious pests.

An international research team, led by the University of Melbourne, have discovered a way to control the stem cell behaviour responsible for the spread of bowel cancer.

The first book to explore the importance of country music in Australian society has been released by Lyrebird Press, part of the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (VCA&MCM).

The University of Melbourne has been recognized as one of the top research and innovation institutions in the country, after the announcement of the 2015 Thomson Reuters Australian Citation & Innovation Awards.

The Australian Research Council has named two academics from the University of Melbourne as recipients of 2015 Laureate Fellowships.

Qantas has teamed up with University of Melbourne physiotherapists to introduce an exercise video on all international flights to help prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT).