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The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings has placed the University of Melbourne as 32nd in the world, up from 33rd in 2016.

A University of Melbourne team developing a live-saving oxygen supply system for the world’s poorest areas has won the 2017 ANSTO Eureka Prize for Innovative Use of Technology.

More than 300 students at the University of Melbourne will receive financial support  to undertake part of their studies elsewhere in the Indo-Pacific region, thanks to the 2018 round of the New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants. These grants wre announced on Friday 25 August by The Hon. Julie Bishop, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs.

A story in The Age today reports on a letter to the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Melbourne opposing aspects of a proposed new workplace agreement. The Vice-Chancellor’s office has received no such letter directly.

Ms Ali Moore, Professor Sally Smart, and Professor Gillian Triggs have been appointed Vice-Chancellor’s Fellows at the University of Melbourne.

This Sunday, visitors to the University of Melbourne will be able to eat a liquid nitrogen ice-cream as a robot pours their drink and a sensory lab measures their deliciousness response.

Three of Melbourne’s biggest institutions are partnering to create an ‘urban innovation district’ which is set to drive investment in the knowledge economy and shape the city’s future.

The University of Melbourne has maintained its position as the top Australian university in the prestigious Shanghai Ranking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities, moving up one place to 39th in the world.

The UK based social learning platform, FutureLearn, is partnering with the University of Melbourne to offer open online courses to its global audience.

This weekend senior staff and volunteers from the University of Melbourne will participate in the Garma Festival in Arnhem Land where there will be an important dialogue on the status of Australia’s Constitutional reform.

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