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Students will have access to world leading Australian scientists as part of a new dedicated sciences school named after Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn.
Education at the University of Melbourne has been ranked second in the world in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Scientists from around the world will meet in Melbourne this weekend to reveal how psychology can make us live longer, be happier and have better relationships.
The University of Melbourne is now tobacco free on all campuses from today, World Cancer Day, to provide a healthier environment for staff, students and visitors.
Staying in school for longer increases a person's chance of leading a healthy life, a University of Melbourne study has determined.
Australian children from disadvantaged economic backgrounds are falling further behind as the academic gap between rich and poor students widens, a world authority on education has warned.
The University of Melbourne’s Arts and Science degrees are Victoria’s most popular courses according to the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre’s applications for tertiary study in 2014.
Sixty-eight of Victoria’s highest achieving VCE students have accepted National Scholarships to study at Australia’s number one university, the University of Melbourne next year.
Seventeen University of Melbourne students and faculty members, as well as three staff have been offered prestigious Australia Awards Endeavor Scholarships and Fellowships.
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Professor Nattavudh (Nick) Powdthavee is a Professorial Research Fellow at the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research. His research interests are quantitative social and behavioural sciences.