More than 700 students aged from 5 to 18 years old will gather at the University of Melbourne Parkville campus today, Tuesday 14 August, to compete in the RoboCup Junior State Finals and vie for a spot in the national competition.
More than 50 students aged 11 and 12 years old will gather at the University of Melbourne this week to compete for bragging rights, debating Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related topics.
100 million years ago two super-dense neutron stars violently merged into one, sending out a burst of radiation and gravitational waves, ripples in space and time, that have been travelling through the Universe ever since.
A team from the University of Melbourne has been honoured with an "Oscar of science" — the Australian Museum’s annual science award, the Eureka Prize — for its work on drug resistance in malaria parasites.
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.