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An ambitious venture to transform Australian industry has been announced by the Hon Ian Macfarlane, Minister for Industry and Science. The new Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC) is designed to accelerate Australia’s transition into high value, knowledge-based manufacturing and brings together a powerful coalition of businesses and researchers.

Children are more likely to use their strengths to effectively cope with minor stress in their life if they have parents who adopt a strength-based approach to parenting.

The University of Melbourne has been awarded $4,000,000 to establish The Australian Research Council (ARC) Training Centre for Advanced Manufacturing of Prefabricated Housing that will advance and transform the building industry in Australia.

Partisan, the debut feature film from Melbourne director, Ariel Kleiman, who graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) at the University of Melbourne in 2010, will be released theatrically in Australia this week (Thursday 28 May, 2015).

A University of Melbourne study shows that glancing at a grassy green roof for only 40 seconds markedly boosts concentration. 

Scientists from the Universities of Melbourne and Queensland and IBM Research have moved a step closer to identifying the nanostructure of cellulose – the basic structural component of plant cell walls that provide fibre in our diet.

Bacteria colonising the airways of infants can increase their risk of severe respiratory illness and subsequent asthma, a new study led by researchers at the University of Melbourne has revealed.

Internationally renowned science writer, communicator and exhibition curator Margaret Wertheim, and respected journalist Jim Middleton have been appointed 2015 Vice-Chancellor’s Fellows at the University of Melbourne.

Victorian Agriculture Minister dropped by University of Melbourne's Dookie Campus in Shepparton to announce she will assemble an expert advisory team to encourage the next generation of farmers to a life on the land.

 

A University of Melbourne-led research team has cracked the riddle of how flu-killing immunity cells memorise distinct strains of influenza, which could lead to novel cellular memory-implant technologies resulting in a one-shot flu jab for life.

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