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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.

The most efficient way to run, fund and regulate primary and secondary schools in Australia is for the State and Territory Governments to have sole responsibility, a report published today by the Melbourne School of Government has found.

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) is poised to be one of Australia’s greatest assets for medical research, according to the University of Melbourne’s head of research.

A $6.4 million project to learn more about the biological causes dementia will get researchers closer to finding better treatments and possibly a cure for the debilitating disease.

The University of Melbourne is responding to modern engineering challenges with the recent appointment of Professor Richard Sandberg from the UK, an expert in making air travel faster and cheaper.

Australians who live in towns of less than 1,000 residents or rural locations have significantly higher levels of life satisfaction than those living in major cities, according to Australia’s most comprehensive household survey.

A commitment to sustainability and a renewed focus on global engagement with universities, industry and community are at the heart of the University of Melbourne’s latest strategic plan, released today.

The University of Melbourne has received the largest slice of funding in the Australian Research Council’s Linkage Projects scheme for 2015.

The University of Melbourne has been recognized as one of the top research and innovation institutions in the country, after the announcement of the 2015 Thomson Reuters Australian Citation & Innovation Awards.

The Australian Research Council has named two academics from the University of Melbourne as recipients of 2015 Laureate Fellowships.

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