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A new centre based at the University of Melbourne will help unlock the potential growth of Australia’s prefabricated building industry by creating a co-operative training system between industry and universities.

The University of Melbourne will host a new international research hub, dedicated to making Australia more economically competitive through better energy use. 

The University of Melbourne has been successful in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) Laureate Fellowships, including the Kathleen Fitzpatrick Australian Laureate Fellowship, which was awarded to a University of Melbourne recipient for the third straight year.

Large parts of the Great Barrier Reef will have died off by the mid-2030s according to research examining the role of climate change in this year’s extreme coral bleaching event. This research confirmed studies that have predicted the decline of coral reefs across the planet by mid-century.

The latest Australian Research Council (ARC) funding round will boost the University’s capacity to make lasting impact through its research, according to the University of Melbourne’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor James McCluskey.

The University of Melbourne has received the largest slice of funding in the Australian Research Council’s Linkage Projects scheme for 2015.

The Australian Research Council has named two academics from the University of Melbourne as recipients of 2015 Laureate Fellowships.

A team of researchers from the University of Melbourne is leading large-scale field experiments to evaluate how consumers respond to smart meter technologies. 

As debate rages in Australia about the treatment of asylum seekers, Melbourne researchers are tracking the history of intolerance and exclusion right back to 16th century Europe.

An international team of researchers including University of Melbourne staff has identified the exact biochemical key that awakes the body’s immune cells and sends them into fight against bacteria and fungi.

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