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A significant gift of $10 million for the Arts and Humanities from Jane Hansen and Paul Little, AO, was announced today with the launch of The Little Foundation.

Aircraft engine expert and mechanical engineer Professor Richard Sandberg, in collaboration with General Electric, will use some of the world’s fastest computers to complete 3000 years of research in a single year.

The University of Melbourne and the University of Bonn in Germany have established an International Doctoral Training Group supported by up to AUD$5 million from the German Research Foundation (DFG).

Research into whether melanoma can be detected by a blood test or ‘liquid biopsy’, instead of a tissue biopsy, is among 127 new University of Melbourne projects funded in the latest National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants.

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 secrets of mozzarella cheese are being unravelled by PhD student Anita Pax.

The University of Melbourne has launched Pursuit, a new multi-media platform showcasing the cutting-edge research, teaching and informed opinion from its world-leading academics.

An international team of scientists have dated a species of fossil monkey found across the Caribbean to just over 1 million years old.

High salt in soil dramatically stresses plant biology and reduces the growth and yield of crops. Now researchers have found specific proteins that allow plants to grow better under salt stress, and may help breed future generations of more salt-tolerant crop plants.

Renowned Victorian climate scientist Professor David Karoly is the 2015 winner of the prestigious Royal Society of Victoria's Medal for Scientific Excellence in the category of Earth Sciences. A Professor of Atmospheric Science from the School of Earth Sciences within the University of Melbourne's Faculty of Science, Professor Karoly's acclaimed career has placed him ahead of a very strong field of nominees.