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Millions of Australians move house each year, but new research has highlighted that while many are upgrading their homes and living standards, housing affordability problems are sorting many of the nation's most disadvantaged into areas with fewer opportunities.

A team of specialist researchers in Melbourne believe they have found a major response that helps keep the Legionella infection at bay.

The University of Melbourne and the Australian Genome Research Facility (AGRF) announced today that they have jointly acquired the Chromium™ System from US company10x Genomics®, providing Australia with one of the first opportunities outside the United States to utilise this powerful new genomic technology towards research that can significantly improve patient outcomes.

Low birth weight or stress during pregnancy can lead to long-term health problems in women, according to a study published today in The Journal of Physiology.

Regular exercise in middle age is the best lifestyle change a person can make to prevent cognitive decline in the later years, a landmark 20-year study has found.

Eminent scientists, Nobel Laureate Professor Peter Doherty and Professor Sharon Lewin, have called for an increased level of collaboration and more funding for research to fight infectious diseases across the globe.

A newly launched $80 million enterprise marks a unique collaboration between Monash University and the University of Melbourne in the field of biomedical research. 

The Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced Professor Kelsey Hegarty has been appointed as Australia’s first chair of Family Violence Prevention. It will be a joint appointment by The University of Melbourne and the Royal Women’s Hospital (the Women’s)

Three University of Melbourne Professors have joined the ranks of the world’s finest scientists after being elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science in Canberra today.

Australians with Type 2 diabetes are invited to trial a new digital health program to help them stay on top of their condition.

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