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Australia’s longest-continuing film school is celebrating its golden anniversary this year and using the milestone to make 50 student films from those 50 years freely available to the public for the first time.

The successful application of world-class research and the complexities of teaching take the stage in the four-part ABC documentary Revolution School, which starts at 8.30pm tonight.

The Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced Professor Kelsey Hegarty has been appointed as Australia’s first chair of Family Violence Prevention. It will be a joint appointment by The University of Melbourne and the Royal Women’s Hospital (the Women’s)

The largest survey of leadership in Australia, the Study of Australian Leadership (SAL), launches today revealing significant shortfalls in business performance, innovation and leadership development in organisations across the nation. 

With soundproof flooring, pull-out seats and an attractive light filled piazza complete with a grand piano, the University of Melbourne’s new arts education space studioFive is every arts teacher’s dream.

The University of Melbourne’s System Garden in Parkville and the Burnley Campus in Richmond will be open to the public this Sunday 29 May, as part of the first Botanic Garden Australia and New Zealand Open Day celebrations.

By analysing the language of 65,000 Facebook users, researchers have found that females used language that was characteristic of compassion and politeness, while masculine language was more hostile and impersonal.

 

Three University of Melbourne Professors have joined the ranks of the world’s finest scientists after being elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science in Canberra today.

Melbourne Law School (MLS) students are leading the way in providing innovative solutions to complex law issues through the use of new technologies. They have designed and built a range of legal help websites to provide the public with fast, accurate and cost-effective information about common legal problems including inaccurate credit reports, handling and managing fines, and assessing employment rights. The students compete for the right to have their ideas developed in the annual presentation called “The Bake-off.”

Australians with Type 2 diabetes are invited to trial a new digital health program to help them stay on top of their condition.

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