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The University of Melbourne has launched the largest philanthropic Campaign in its 160-year history, seeking to raise $500 million by 2017.

A new facility to support sporting excellence at the University of Melbourne has been officially opened by Victorian Governor Alex Chernov.

Australia´s capacity to play a lead role in the global response to known and emerging infectious diseases has been boosted enormously with the launch of the Doherty Institute in Melbourne today.

The Australia India Institute at the University of Melbourne will receive $3 million from the Federal Government, announced yesterday by Prime Minister Tony Abbott during his visit to India.

A $1 million grant from the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust has been announced to establish a far-reaching new Indigenous arts residency program in perpetuity at the University of Melbourne – the Hutchinson Indigenous Residency (HIR).

World-class research into the history of child refugees in Australia has been recognised by the Australian Research Council (ARC), who today announced that Professor Joy Damousi has been awarded an Australian Laureate Fellowship.

Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century has provoked a global debate about rising inequality and what to do about it.

The University of Melbourne recently hosted a panel discussion these issues, with pannelists Professor Ross Garnaut, Dr Mark Triffitt and Dr Helen Szoke. The panellists discussed Australia's wealth and opportunity gap, particularly in the wake of the Global Financial Crisis. 

Open Day at the University of Melbourne.

The University of Melbourne, Australia’s top ranked university, has been ranked 44 in the world in the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

The world’s major complex challenges such as climate change and natural disasters will be the focus of a new, collaborative centre co-funded by the European Commission and based at the University of Melbourne.

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