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The far reaching repercussions of Ireland’s historic 1916 Easter Rising and specifically its effect on Australia during a time of war will be explored as State Library Victoria and the University of Melbourne partner to commemorate the centenary of this seminal moment in Irish history.

University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Professor Glyn Davis has paid tribute to members of the University community named in this year’s Australia Day honours.

In an interview with Sky Business News on December 17, Dr Vincent Grégoire discussed why expectations of an increase in USA interest rates were higher than ever since the GFC. He says markets are now expecting important policy announcements on days with press conferences.

Researchers from the University of Melbourne, Arizona State University and the University of British Columbia have found that Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meetings with press conferences are considered by the market to be more important than those without. 

The Honorable Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão, the former President and Prime Minister of East Timor, has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Arts.

China's pledge to reduce global warming has helped add to the air of optimism surrounding the COP21 summit in Paris, Dr Peter Christoff has said, in this interview with Sky News on Friday, November 27.

The first Australian university program to address the continued under-representation of women in parliament has been launched today by the Hon Julie Bishop MP, the Hon Tanya Plibersek MP, Ms Carol Schwartz AM and the University of Melbourne at Parliament House, Canberra.

University of Melbourne Middle East expert Dr Denis Dragovic spoke to Sky News' PVO program, hosted by Peter Van Onselen, about why attacking Islamic State with guns blazing is not the right approach. He says it will take working closely with locals to identify Islamic  State members. 

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's visit to Jakarta signals the "make-up after the break-up", Indonesia expert Professor Tim Lindsey explains in this interview with The Drum on ABC.

An international team, led by the University of Melbourne, has devised a method allowing countries to choose their own method of ‘fair’ emissions cuts, effectively creating a roadmap out of the climate negotiation gridlock.

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