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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.

The whistleblower protection laws of most G20 countries would not adequately shield government and corporate employees who report corruption, fraud and other wrongdoing, a new report released today has found.

You might think watching other people play videogames is boring, but researchers at the Microsoft Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces (SocialNUI) at the University of Melbourne say it does not have to be this way.

University of Melbourne and Alcatel-Lucent researchers helping to deliver energy efficient telecommunications networks have been recognised by the Victorian government for their Excellence in Innovation in Industry Partnerships.

Professor Frank Caruso from Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Melbourne has won the 2014 Victoria Prizes for Science and Innovation (Physical Sciences).

It used to be that computer models of weather events such as thunderstorms could only be run using supercomputers. But now these kinds of models can be run on the humble laptop. Visions explores this democratisation of weather modelling using the example of a spectacular thunderstorm called 'Hector the Convector', a daily occurance off the coast of Darwin.

Dr Suelette Dreyfus told ABC News 24 that data retention of citizens raises many questions of its effectiveness, collection and storage.

Longer-lasting Australian dairy products with high nutritional value will soon be available to consumers in Australia and overseas thanks to a major industrial research initiative.

The University of Melbourne’s in-house entrepreneur incubator, the Melbourne Accelerator Program, has been ranked 13th in the world by the leading Swedish-based UBI Index.

In late 1980's Australia, BuzzFeed was a distant dream, Facebook sounded like a non sequitur and 'the cloud' resided only in the sky. But all that was to change with the arrival of the internet to our shores on June 24th 1989 — exactly 25 years ago today.

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