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Females are more anxious than men when someone in their family loses a job, found a University of Melbourne report that used interviews from 13,000 Australians. 

A new Masters of Entrepreneurship will be delivered by the University of Melbourne at the purpose-built Wade Institute of Entrepreneurship on the grounds of Ormond College, thanks to a $10-million donation from alumnus Peter Wade.

The G20 summit held in Brisbane, Australia on 15-16 November 2014 was a massive logistical exercise involving the arrival of 30 State jets, 4,000 world leader advisors, 3,000 national and international media and the creation of a no-go "Red Zone" for the host city and surrounding suburbs.

A Year 9 student’s NAPLAN score is a strong predictor of the likeliness of attending University, more so than the student’s socio-economic status, University of Melbourne research has found.

A new University of Melbourne report has identified links between workplace health and safety measures and better business performance, including increased productivity, lower costs, greater innovation and higher profitability.

The first major study of the enforcement of Australia’s insider trading laws has shown the number of insider trading cases brought by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) is increasing, and the regulator is having better success with its cases.

Skilled migrants are enjoying better jobs and higher levels of employment thanks to a shift in policy, according to a new study by the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research at the University of Melbourne.

John Pollaers has been appointed as an Executive-in-Residence and Fellow of the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Business and Economics.

Five University of Melbourne students have been awarded American Australian Association Education Fund Fellowships for up to US$40,000 to undertake advanced research at prestigious American institutions.

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.

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