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Ms Ali Moore, Professor Sally Smart, and Professor Gillian Triggs have been appointed Vice-Chancellor’s Fellows at the University of Melbourne.

This Sunday, visitors to the University of Melbourne will be able to eat a liquid nitrogen ice-cream as a robot pours their drink and a sensory lab measures their deliciousness response.

Half of the world’s farmed salmon are part deaf due to accelerated growth rates in aquaculture, new research has found. The results now offer a better understanding of the effects of a common inner ear deformity, and some specific actions to tackle this welfare issue.

Three of Melbourne’s biggest institutions are partnering to create an ‘urban innovation district’ which is set to drive investment in the knowledge economy and shape the city’s future.

The different ways men and women behave, passed down from generation to generation, can be inherited from our social environment – not just from genes, experts have suggested.

The University of Melbourne has maintained its position as the top Australian university in the prestigious Shanghai Ranking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities, moving up one place to 39th in the world.

Political scientist and author John Keane on the recent proliferation of corrupt political regimes that employ democratic rhetoric, staged elections, social media and economic growth to cultivate public loyalty and give the appearance of legitimacy. Presented by Peter Mares.

Budding engineers from all over Victoria will gather at the University of Melbourne this Friday 11 August to build a can-crushing machine for recycling.

Just like their owners, man’s best friend can also suffer from osteoarthritis, a type of arthritis that occurs when cartilage at the ends of bones wears down causing pain, swelling and problems moving the joint. 

The UK based social learning platform, FutureLearn, is partnering with the University of Melbourne to offer open online courses to its global audience.