The authors of a world first study of GPs have found that girls as young as 15 are undergoing labiaplasties and other procedures, even though the medical consensus is that female genitalia do not reach maturity until around the age of 18.
Eight-time Director of the Edinburgh Festival, Sir Jonathan Mills, has devised and curated an entire precinct of the Melbourne Festival in collaboration with academics and students from the University of Melbourne.
Weddings celebrated on Valentine’s Day or special-number dates like 9/9/99 or 1/2/03 are 18 to 36 percent more likely to end in divorce than weddings on ordinary dates, according to a new study by leading University of Melbourne economists.
A full-scale replica of Walter Burley Griffin and Marian Mahony Griffin’s cutting edge home is being constructed by students from the Melbourne School of Design as part of the Melbourne Festival’s Cultural Collisions precinct at the University of Melbourne.
The University of Melbourne’s Centre for Advancing Journalism will offer its online Journalism course again this year after last year’s inaugural course attracted 13,670 enrollments from 178 countries.
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.