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Two University of Melbourne researchers have been named Australian Laureate Fellowship Recipients for 2013 by the Australian Research Council.(ARC)

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

As the Ashes series gets underway next week, a pair of brothers from Australia have been exploring the physics behind the spin of a cricket ball.

A $2.25 million regional teaching partnership between the University of Melbourne, regional education and training providers and the Victorian Government has been launched at the University’s Creswick Campus.

University of Melbourne researchers will share in $51.6M to fund projects led by CO2CRC, announced today by Resources and Energy Minister Gary Gray.

University of Melbourne researchers have been awarded $14.1 million to assist with a range of projects in collaboration with industry partners. These range from next generation technologies to monitor microorganisms in Melbourne’s water catchments, developing interventions for family violence and improving cochlear implants.

Scientists have discovered the reasons behind the lifespan of some of the world’s iconic mountain ranges.

Human influences through global warming are likely to have played a role in Australia's recent “angry” hot summer, the hottest in Australia’s observational record, new research has found.

Agriculture and policy experts will gather on June 3 to explore research directions that will ensure profitable farming in Australia in a period of great change and opportunity.