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Renowned molecular biologist Associate Professor Andrew Lonie has been appointed Director of the Victorian Sciences Computation Initiative (VLSCI).

Following an early start to the bushfire season, national and international experts on disaster and public safety related-research are in Melbourne this week to look at new initiatives and how to better deal with natural and man-made disasters.

The secrets of mozzarella cheese are being unravelled by PhD student Anita Pax.

A new study into rates of bowel (colorectal) cancer in Europe reveals a significant reduction in deaths from the disease in women, but more deaths in men.

The State Government’s rezoning of areas north of Victoria Street will provide excellent conditions for jobs development, innovation and stronger partnership connections, according to University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Professor Glyn Davis.

University of Melbourne’s Dr. Miya Tokumitsu’s new book ‘Do What You Love and Other Lies About Success and Happiness’ says that when it comes to work and fulfilment, doing what we love might not make us happy after all.

Melbourne researchers are pioneering a new approach to treat the many people suffering inflammatory bowel diseases. The work will be funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), an agency of the US Department of Defense.

People who regularly turn to telephone helpline services are more likely to require complex medical care and are often socially isolated, a new study released for Mental Health Week 2015 has revealed. 

The University of Melbourne has again been named the top university in Australia according to the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Has Australia’s climate always been so dry? Have the tropical reefs around Australia always been there? What will happen to Australia’s climate and reefs in the future?