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The University of Melbourne, Australia’s top ranked university, has been ranked 44 in the world in the Academic Ranking of World Universities - the first time any Australian university has made it under 50 in this ranking.

Research into melanoma and skin cancers will be further advanced through a $5 million gift from a donor in honour of her husband who died of melanoma.

Improving patient care for obese pregnant women giving birth by caesarian and hospital resources for them, is the focus of a new University of Melbourne-led study.

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.

Young mothers who are not in the paid workforce or are marginally employed will be significantly disadvantaged by the removal of the Baby Bonus. 

Hearing-impaired children fitted with a second cochlear implant (CI) early in life, have significantly better outcomes in aspects of their communication and learning.

The income for the top 1% of Australian earners has not increased for nearly a decade, according to tax data analysed by the Melbourne Institute at the University of Melbourne.

Longer-lasting Australian dairy products with high nutritional value will soon be available to consumers in Australia and overseas thanks to a major industrial research initiative.

Short-term medical placements in the bush can transform metropolitan medical student attitudes towards rural medical careers, a University of Melbourne study has found.

Scientists have sequenced the genome and characterised the genes of the Asian liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini.  This parasite causes diseases that affect millions of people in Asia and is associated with a fatal bile duct cancer. 

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