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Academic staff from The University of Melbourne have been named Fulbright scholars and recognised for the impact and depth of their research.

An international team led by Australian researchers has studied the genetics of pancreatic cancer, revealing it is actually four separate diseases, with different genetic triggers and survival rates, paving the way for more accurate diagnoses and treatments.

Australian-born children with Asian mothers have higher rates of nut allergy than Asian-born children who migrate to Australia, new research has found.

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineers from the Melbourne School of Engineering have discovered a new way to deliver carbon dioxide to microalgae, which in turn, can be harvested to make renewable fuels such as biodiesel.

Research from the University of Melbourne shows how Melbourne Airport has recorded a steady increase in the share of travellers to and from Asia. Those routes make up the busiest air connection to Australia, which underscores the global significance of Melbourne’s growth. 

A national conference looking at how technology can contribute to our human-ness is being held at the University of Melbourne.

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.