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Clothing makers in Melbourne working from home are earning less than half of the hourly minimum wage, while working an average of 51 hours a week, found a University of Melbourne report.

You might think watching other people play videogames is boring, but researchers at the Microsoft Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces (SocialNUI) at the University of Melbourne say it does not have to be this way.

The Australia India Institute at the University of Melbourne will receive $3 million from the Federal Government, announced yesterday by Prime Minister Tony Abbott during his visit to India.

A $1 million grant from the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust has been announced to establish a far-reaching new Indigenous arts residency program in perpetuity at the University of Melbourne – the Hutchinson Indigenous Residency (HIR).

The Marvel Windsor Art Award, a $10 000 scholarship recognising Australia’s best emerging talent, has been awarded to Yandell Walton from the VCA for her piece Presence.

Celebrated string musicians from the LA Philharmonic, Houston Symphony, Chicago Symphony and Cavani String Quartet will convene this week for a series of public performances and masterclasses.

A symposium showcasing the work of renowned 70s curator, Kiffy Rubbo, is being held today and tomorrow at the University of Melbourne.  It will explore for the first time the major role Rubbo played in Australian visual culture.

Australian composer and Dean of the Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, Barry Conyngham, will premiere his new composition ANZAC in Melbourne this weekend.

Indigenous school attendance improved when there was a threat that the Federal Government would cut welfare payments if children didn’t go to school, University of Melbourne researchers have found.

World-class research into the history of child refugees in Australia has been recognised by the Australian Research Council (ARC), who today announced that Professor Joy Damousi has been awarded an Australian Laureate Fellowship.

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