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The author of a new ethical framework for global health research aims to support researchers and their partners to better engage disadvantaged and marginalised communities when setting research priorities.

An exhibition of new artwork depicting the longform narrative poem of one of Australia’s most highly regarded poets will go on display this month at the University of Melbourne’s Noel Shaw Gallery, accompanied by a series of free public events.

The journey begins for aspiring students when they get the opportunity to immerse themselves cutting-edge virtual reality and interactive experiences at the University of Melbourne Open Day on Sunday.

University of Melbourne researchers have developed a software tool that uses applied mathematics and big data analytics to predict the boundary of where a landslide will occur, two weeks in advance.

Researchers have recorded five new sightings of the critically endangered Leadbeater’s possum, but their location close to existing habitats means the species remains at risk of extinction – particularly from bushfire.

The University of Melbourne has maintained its position as the top Australian university in Shanghai Ranking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), moving up one place to 38th in the world this year.

Researchers are helping to explain why some people anticipate and react to fast-moving objects much quicker than others.

More than 700 students aged from 5 to 18 years old will gather at the University of Melbourne Parkville campus today, Tuesday 14 August, to compete in the RoboCup Junior State Finals and vie for a spot in the national competition.

The University of Melbourne welcomes the Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Julie Bishop’s announcement of Professor Pookong Kee’s appointment as the next BHP Chair of Australian Studies at Peking University.

Compared to those without a disability, adolescents with a disability have much poorer health and wellbeing, new research has found. They also experience bullying at a higher level than their peers.

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