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University of Melbourne researchers have helped create the first tool to calculate the ‘nitrogen footprint’ of an organisation.

Leading artists and scientists will examine storms scientifically, artistically and metaphorically as part of a public exhibition on how art and science can combine to communicate and solve problems.

Laureate Professor Hugh Taylor will use the fourth Jean McCaughey Oration to outline a reduction in adult Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander blindness rates from six to three times the non-Indigenous population. Tomorrow’s oration recognises the contribution of the late doctors Jean and Davis McCaughey to social justice and human rights.

Penny Burtt has been appointed the new Group CEO of Asialink, Australia’s leading centre for the promotion of public understanding of Asian countries and Australia’s role in the region.

Babies who acquire a flat spot on their skull tend to have less developed head control, according to new research from the University of Melbourne.

A key work of the minimalist dance movement – first presented at Yoko Ono’s New York studio in 1961 and now part of The Museum of Modern Art’s collection – is being performed for the first time in Australia by University of Melbourne dance and theatre students at a at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV).

New research is being undertaken to better understand how and why older people listen to the radio, what they are listening to and how this might be related to their wellbeing.

The Australian Institute for Musculoskeletal Science, the University of Melbourne and Western Health are joining forces to launch Sarcopenia Australia Day on Wednesday, 4 July.

The first study investigating domestic and family violence among female healthcare workers in Australia has found that almost half of them (45 per cent) have experienced family violence, including one in nine who had experienced abuse and violence by a partner during the previous 12 months.

New research reveals almost one in five (18.9 per cent) Australians report chemical sensitivity, with more than one-third (6.5 per cent) medically diagnosed with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS), suffering health problems from exposure to common chemical products.

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