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Two leading education experts from the University of Melbourne's Graduate School of Education have been elected to presidencies of prestigious Australian Academies.

 
Almost half of the people from non-English speaking backgrounds have experienced discrimination, resulting in poorer health outcomes, research from the University of Melbourne and the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission has found.

New research into journalists’ experiences of covering the ‘Black Saturday’ February 2009 bushfires was launched at the University of Melbourne today.

A University of Melbourne academic has been awarded US$150,000 in funding to help researchers in Asia and Africa better understand how fungi cause disease. Despite being one of the most significant health problems in many emerging countries, not enough is known about medically important fungi.

A new survey has revealed ways to improve the social acceptance of forest management, while maintaining timber supply and benefiting the environment. The report released by the University of Melbourne provides an insight into Tasmanian community views on forest management methods, applied to the landscape over the long term. It is hoped that this understanding will help forest managers to balance environmental and timber outcomes in a socially acceptable way.

Children learn a range of skills through arguing, according to new research from the University of Melbourne.

Eminent legal scholar and academic administrator Professor Michael Crommelin has accepted the role of Dean of the Melbourne Law School at the University of Melbourne.

The University of Melbourne's Vice-Chancellor Professor Glyn Davis has written to all staff and students, supporting the Prime Minister's apology to the "Forgotten Australians".

Young people from rural and low socio-economic background continue to face high barriers to further and higher education.

The Faculty of the VCA and Music (VCAM) and the University of Melbourne have today released a 30-page discussion paper, Defining the Future for the Faculty of the VCA and Music at the University of Melbourne.

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