Outrage and accusations of political correctness by politicians and some sections of the media in response to the Government’s Draft Early Years Framework are misguided, and deny the science of early childhood development, according to University of Melbourne Chair of Early Childhood Education and Care, Professor Collette Tayler.
One of Australia’s leading supporters of cultural and social causes – Dame Elisabeth Murdoch - is to be honoured at the University of Melbourne this Monday, 30 March at 4pm in the Woodward Conference Centre, top floor, Melbourne Law School.
To examine the importance of data as the basis of news stories, the University of Melbourne will host a panel discussion with some of Australia’s leading journalists. Using their own experiences, journalists will discuss the process of analyzing and presenting data when covering topics such as medical and social research and opinion polls.
The University of Melbourne’s Director of Knowledge Transfer and Partnerships Ms Helen Hayes has officially launched the 13th SheppARTon Festival 2009 in the McIntosh Pavilion of the Shepparton Showgrounds.
A free booklet explaining how people can care for valued possessions such as artworks and photos after bushfire damage has been developed by the University of Melbourne’s Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation (CCMC).
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.