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A team of University of Melbourne students have won a trip to Silicon Valley with their creation of an automated tool to improve mine safety in the University’s extended-form hackathon, AutoHack18.

Feeding dogs raw chicken meat, particularly chicken necks, has been linked to a rare but potentially fatal type of canine paralysis. 

A blood test for Alzheimer’s disease, developed and validated by scientists from Japan and Australia, could speed up the pace of Alzheimer’s disease drug trials.

The University of Melbourne’s Arts and Science degrees are the most popular courses in Victoria, according to the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre’s (VTAC) first preference applications for study in 2018.

A University of Melbourne snakebite expert will chair the World Health Organization’s new Snakebite Envenoming Working Group, which hopes to improve treatment of the five million people bitten by venomous snakes globally each year.

Professor Anna Meredith will assume the role of Head of the Melbourne Veterinary School in July 2018.

The University of Melbourne, as part of a consortium led by Telstra, has entered into a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) covering the first stage of the Murra Warra Wind Farm owned by renewable energy project developer RES and Macquarie Capital.

The University of Melbourne will build a new, seven-hectare campus at Fishermans Bend as part of its almost $1 billion commitment to create a world-class engineering school for the 21st century.

The Goulburn Valley Equine Hospital has been purchased by the University of Melbourne to enhance the clinical experience in equine medicine, surgery and reproduction for students completing the internationally recognised Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program.

Four University of Melbourne staff members have won a prestigious award for Programs that Enhance Learning for their course work in the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting).

 

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