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The University of Melbourne remains undefeated in the women’s eight of the Australian Boat Race after beating their rowing rivals on the waters of Darling Harbour on Sunday.

University of Melbourne crew captains Sarah Banting and Jordan Smith have formally accepted the challenge set by their Sydney rivals to go head-to-head in a rowing battle on Sydney Harbour on Sunday.

Fresh from their performances in Rio, several Olympic rowers will take up oars for this year’s Australian Boat Race when they represent their university clubs on Sydney Harbour on Sunday, October 23.

University of Melbourne researchers will seek to reduce the risk of racehorse fatalities on the track as part of a $5.25 million funding commitment from the Victorian Government and Racing Victoria.

New research out of the University of Melbourne suggests that when it comes to good leadership at the Olympic level, age trumps physical stature.

The University of Melbourne and the University of Sydney have shared the spoils at this year’s Australian Boat Race, with Melbourne’s women’s and Sydney’s men’s teams proving the victors on Sunday morning.

University of Melbourne students and crew captains Josh Booth and Alice McNamara have issued the formal challenge to their Sydney rivals for Sunday’s Australian Boat Race on the Yarra.

Melbourne summer temperatures have been steadily climbing over the past 25 years, but even more so during the two weeks of the Australian Open in late January, new data analysis reveals.

Two of the city’s oldest and most-iconic institutions have signed a memorandum of understanding, with future collaboration planned in areas as diverse as student engagement and research. 

The women’s eight crew from the University of Melbourne have claimed their fifth consecutive Australian Boat Race title, comprehensively out-rowing the University of Sydney on Sydney Harbour this morning.