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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.

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.

The prestigious $100,000 Basil Sellers Art Prize 2014 has been awarded to Indigenous artist Tony Albert for the work titled Once upon a time … 2013-14.

University of Melbourne researchers have been awarded the largest share of ARC Future Fellowships funding with more than $17 million allocated to support 22 outstanding researchers.

The University of Melbourne is shocked and saddened by the tragic loss of life of those aboard Flight MH17.

Former University Vice-Chancellor and Professor Emeritus David Penington has been named Victorian of the Year.

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