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University of Melbourne graduate Kristijan Jovanoski has been awarded this year’s Victorian Rhodes Scholarship to study at the University of Oxford in the 2014 northern academic year.

The University of Melbourne will become home to the significant lifetime archive of one of the country’s leading thinkers, Germaine Greer, it was announced today.

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.

Over half the people presenting at gambling counseling services in Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania reported family violence in the previous 12 months, according to a new study.

A two-year study has revealed the final years of primary school are critical for developing children’s confidence and independence to travel without their parents in their communities.

Australia’s current education policies will not address its slipping international rankings, a new paper from the University of Melbourne’s Graduate School of Education argues.

Prominent alumna and international biologist Professor Karen Day has been appointed as Dean of Science at the University of Melbourne.