Renowned Victorian climate scientist Professor David Karoly is the 2015 winner of the prestigious Royal Society of Victoria's Medal for Scientific Excellence in the category of Earth Sciences. A Professor of Atmospheric Science from the School of Earth Sciences within the University of Melbourne's Faculty of Science, Professor Karoly's acclaimed career has placed him ahead of a very strong field of nominees.
Has Australia’s climate always been so dry? Have the tropical reefs around Australia always been there? What will happen to Australia’s climate and reefs in the future? The answers lie deep under the ocean, five million years in the past.
The University of Melbourne has today launched its new Bachelor of Agriculture degree, designed with industry experts to meet the high demand for agricultural scientists and prepare them for what is predicted to be a hugely productive century for Australian agriculture.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.