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The University of Melbourne has welcomed the Federal Government’s decision to allocate up to 40 medical training positions for rural and regional Victorians, allowing for an innovative partnership with La Trobe University.

Rising leaders in Indigenous health are London-bound for an intensive fellowship program this month, led by the Melbourne Poche Centre for Indigenous Health at the University of Melbourne.

Power does not turn everyone into a tyrant but, when given to those who want it most, it can inflate narcissism, according to new University of Melbourne research.

The world’s indigenous populations experience significantly higher rates of avoidable vision impairment and a striking lack of support for research to address this major health issue, according to a review of eye health led by the Centre for Eye Research Australia and the University of Melbourne.

A breakthrough in stroke medical research found a drug, traditionally used for heart attacks, dissolves blood clots in the brain faster and more effectively than standard stroke drugs.

The University of Melbourne has welcomed $6.15 million in grants for six university researchers as part of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Partnership Grants.

Families of children with severe epilepsies may be able to avoid having a second child born with the devastating disease, according to a research breakthrough published in The New England Journal of Medicine.

New research has calculated that without further interventions, the gender gap for women working in STEMM is very likely to persist for generations, particularly in surgery, computer science, physics and maths.

Two new software projects designed in Melbourne could accelerate the progress of the world-first Human Cell Atlas – an ambitious global effort to map every cell in the human body as a resource for understanding, preventing and treating disease.

A new colour publication A Field Guide to the Freshwater Fishes of the Kimberley has been launched, detailing the Kimberley’s fascinating freshwater fishes, many unique to the region, and including newly described species.

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