The University of Melbourne has received $51.4 million to advance research and new ideas in projects ranging from indigenous language to understanding retinal disorders and to using bio-fuel resources to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
Leading Australian medical faculties including the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences will unveil a world-first model for health care education, utilising next-generation technology to train health professionals of the 21st Century.
The University of Melbourne has a affirmed its position as the number one university in Australia in the National Taiwan University (NTU) Ranking, Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities 2013.
An estimated 10,000 participants and more than 80 distinguished thought leaders who appeared in the 2013 University of Melbourne Festival of Ideas, agree our children and grandchildren face an unhealthy and unsustainable future unless we take immediate action to address the complex social, cultural, political and environmental challenges of our time.
Cancer researcher and haematologist Professor Andrew Roberts has been named the inaugural Metcalf Chair of Leukaemia Research, a joint appointment between The University of Melbourne, the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research and The Royal Melbourne Hospital.