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 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.
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.
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.