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The Federal Government has announced it will release an allocation of 10 gigalitres for sale to farmers along the Murray-Darling river system.

New research has solved a mystery as to why some birds choose not to reproduce, and instead help to guard the nests of their close relatives. This occurs in about nine percent of all bird species.

The University of Melbourne will lead the establishment of a new $20M ARC Centre of Excellence, which will create innovative mathematical and statistical models for analysing big data sets.

The University of Melbourne Veterinary clinic is calling for dogs that have drug resistant epilepsy for a new treatment trial. 

Racehorse welfare is set to improve with the announcement of new funding to the University of Melbourne to reduce the frequency of joint injuries.

Microsoft and the University of Melbourne are partnering with the State Government of Victoria to open a major research centre dedicated to new social interactive technologies

As the Burnley Gardens turn 150, the University of Melbourne, School of Land and Environment has launched a new Associate Degree in Urban Horticulture, which will start taking enrolments in the first semester of 2014.

A new X-ray laboratory at the University of Melbourne houses the most powerful X-ray machine in Australia.

A new multimillion-dollar scholarship program will be launched in India today to provide the next generation of researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs in Melbourne and India with world-leading academic supervision and support.