The University of Melbourne has been awarded a four-year grant from the Amgen Foundation to provide hands-on research experience in a laboratory to undergraduate science students across Australia, New Zealand and Oceania to inspire the next generation of innovators.
A trial housing development on a 34-unit apartment block in North Melbourne has helped people come off social housing waiting lists, thanks to a unique partnership between University of Melbourne, Melbourne City Mission, Resilient Melbourne and the City of Melbourne.
The University of Melbourne has welcomed today’s announcement of a new $18 million (USD) investment in Bionic Vision Technologies (BVT), the commercialisation company of the former Bionic Vision Australia (BVA).
Victoria’s faunal emblem the Leadbeater’s Possum and other species will become extinct within about 30 years unless clear-fell logging stops in Victoria’s Mountain Ash forests, new research based on 30 years of monitoring the forests has found.
New ways to help victims of intimate partner violence, and reducing the toll of infections on cancer patients are on the agenda for new Centres for Research Excellence (CREs) at the University of Melbourne, funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).
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.