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A University of Melbourne study shows that glancing at a grassy green roof for only 40 seconds markedly boosts concentration. 

One of the world’s leading experts on contemporary India, Professor Craig Jeffrey, has been appointed the next Director of the Australia India Institute (AII) Australia's national centre for research, teaching and analysis on India, based at the University of Melbourne.

Robotic dogs are likely to replace the real thing in households worldwide in as little as a decade, as our infatuation with technology grows and more people migrate to high-density city living.

A new Chair of Classics has been established at the University of Melbourne following a significant donation given by Melbourne alumni Mrs Elizabeth and Professor James Tatoulis AM.

As part of the ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE Festival, David Karoly, Professor of Atmospheric Science at the University of Melbourne, and Ruth Fincher AM, Professor of Geography at the University of Melbourne, will be leading ‘Baby it’s hot outside!’, a sell-out, interactive event set in the future when the effects of climate change are dramatic.

University of Melbourne Associate Professor of Media and Communications Ingrid Volkmer has been appointed to the prestigious International Panel on Social Progress.

The University of Melbourne and The Shrine of Remembrance Trustees are pleased to announce that The Anzac battlefield: landscape of war and memory will be opened today.

Today, the new ‘Brian Brown Recording Studio’ was launched by the Minister for Creative Industries, Martin Foley MP at the University of Melbourne’s Southbank campus – home to the Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (VCA and MCM).

A commitment to population parity is a key feature of the 2015 Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) for the University of Melbourne.

New research and teaching labs – with cutting edge analytical equipment to detect the paints and pigments used by artists and examine drawings underneath paintings – will be housed in the new Centre being launched today at the University of Melbourne.

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