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New research has solved a mystery as to why some birds choose not to reproduce, and instead help to guard the nests of their close relatives. This occurs in about nine percent of all bird species.
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The University of Melbourne will lead the establishment of a new $20M ARC Centre of Excellence, which will create innovative mathematical and statistical models for analysing big data sets.
Sixteen academics from around Asia have been given inaugural Melbourne-Asia Visiting Fellowships for 2014-15.
The University of Melbourne Veterinary clinic is calling for dogs that have drug resistant epilepsy for a new treatment trial.
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In a world-first study, led by the University of Melbourne and the Royal Women’s Hospital, researchers have found garlic does not significantly reduce vaginal candida (thrush).
Racehorse welfare is set to improve with the announcement of new funding to the University of Melbourne to reduce the frequency of joint injuries.
Sixty-eight of Victoria’s highest achieving VCE students have accepted National Scholarships to study at Australia’s number one university, the University of Melbourne next year.
The University of Melbourne will go tobacco free on all campuses from World Cancer Day on February 4 next year to provide a healthier environment for staff, students and visitors.
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Professor Marcia Langton is a researcher and commentator on Australian Indigenous issues, including land rights, native title, natural resources and corporate social responsibility.