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The first Australian university program to address the continued under-representation of women in parliament has been launched today by the Hon Julie Bishop MP, the Hon Tanya Plibersek MP, Ms Carol Schwartz AM and the University of Melbourne at Parliament House, Canberra.

A significant gift of $10 million for the Arts and Humanities from Jane Hansen and Paul Little, AO, was announced today with the launch of The Little Foundation.

University of Melbourne Middle East expert Dr Denis Dragovic spoke to Sky News' PVO program, hosted by Peter Van Onselen, about why attacking Islamic State with guns blazing is not the right approach. He says it will take working closely with locals to identify Islamic  State members. 

The Melbourne Music Map is a collaboration between University of Melbourne’s Associate Professor John Fitzgerald, Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) alumnus Adam Simmons and 100 local musicians that documents the social networks that exist between musicians in the Melbourne arts scene.

More children in the Western world are staying at home longer, but their parents often pay the price as tensions flare and conflict damages relationships, an international literature review shows.

Science Gallery International (SGI) and the University of Melbourne today announce that Rose Hiscock will become the inaugural Director of Science Gallery Melbourne, a dynamic venue for science and art collaboration planned for the heart of Melbourne’s new innovation precinct.

University of Melbourne student, Matthew Pierri, has been awarded the 2016 Victorian Rhodes Scholarship for postgraduate study at the University of Oxford.

Disadvantaged Australians who suffer violence and housing problems, especially both at one point in time, are at higher risk of suffering these problems again at a later point says a new report from the University of Melbourne.

Advertising messages outlining social consequences of problem gambling tend to be more effective than those that show the loss of material possessions or money, says a new report from the University of Melbourne.

Internationally acclaimed novelist, Richard Flanagan, has been appointed as the Boisbouvier Founding Chair in Australian Literature at the University of Melbourne, the first chair of its kind in Victoria.