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The Victorian College of the Arts (VCA), University of Melbourne, will celebrate 150 years of art in Melbourne with a year-long program of exhibitions, workshops, public lectures and events.

The University of Melbourne’s iconic Underground Car Park, under the South Lawn on the Parkville campus, is the venue for the launch of Myer’s Autumn 17 fashion collection.

The University of Melbourne has congratulated alumnus Dr Bronwyn King on her appointment as the inaugural Joint Distinguished Fellow in Australian Studies, a partnership between the University and King’s College London.

The University of Melbourne is one of four teams worldwide awarded a share of more than US$100 million in funding from the US Government’s Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), in what may be one of the largest-ever research efforts aimed at improving human reasoning.

Shimmerlands, a two-month festival of music, cinema, food and social activities starts today at the University of Melbourne’s Parkville Campus.

Australia’s 719-year-old edition of Magna Carta, the only copy in the southern hemisphere, will be removed from its case at Australian Parliament House as part of a new conservation and testing program.

Young people who had sexually abused other children said that helping them to manage pornography and improving their sexuality education could have helped prevent their abusive behaviour. The findings represent the rarely-captured voices of young people who sexually abuse, in a policy briefing paper released today by the University of Melbourne.

Utopian Appetites, the 21st Symposium of Australian Gastronomy, will be held over 4 days in December at the University of Melbourne and William Angliss Institute.

University of Melbourne researchers are pushing for recognition of young ‘kinship carers’ — a hidden group aged 30 and under caring for family members or friends aged under 18, sacrificing their own careers, education and wellbeing.

Renowned international and University of Melbourne academics will examine the emotional significance of objects and paintings at this week’s Art, Objects and Emotions 1400-1800 conference.

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