GlaxoSmithKline has awarded Professor Ingrid Scheffer from the University of Melbourne, the Florey Institute, Austin Health and the Royal Children's Hospital, the 2013 Award for Research Excellence (ARE) for helping to transform the diagnosis of epilepsy.
A new multimillion-dollar scholarship program will be launched in India today to provide the next generation of researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs in Melbourne and India with world-leading academic supervision and support.
University of Melbourne researcher Dr Simon French has undertaken the first study of its kind into the chiropractic profession. The study, published in the Medical Journal of Australia today, looked at the health reasons people visit chiropractors and the care chiropractors provide.
The 2013 Prime Minister’s Prize for Science has been awarded to Professor Terry Speed, head of Bioinformatics at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research and Professorial Fellow (Associate) in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Melbourne.
Global research opportunities will be available to the next generation of climate change and energy experts to tackle major environmental issues, with the launch today of a new graduate research college in Melbourne.