University of Melbourne research reveals that one in four Americans report chemical sensitivity, with nearly half this group medically diagnosed with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS), suffering health problems from exposure to common chemical products and pollutants such as insect spray, paint, cleaning supplies, fragrances and petrochemical fumes.
Australia’s next generation of entrepreneurs will be able to connect with a global entrepreneurial ecosystem of industry experts, mentors and resources under a partnership reached between the University of Melbourne and The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center.
American politicians (and their unofficial ad creators) are a nasty bunch when it comes to campaigning online, particularly when combining personal and issue attacks in advertisements posted to YouTube, University of Melbourne research has determined.
American Ambassador to Australia Jeffrey L. Bleich will use the 2011 Nathan and Pamela Jacobson lecture at the University of Melbourne to discuss how the USA and Australia are working together to tackle violence against women.
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.