University of Melbourne researchers will today become new Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science, one of the country's highest honours recognising pioneering contributions to scientific knowledge.
Research reveals many Australians aged 50 and over are putting their lives at risk by not taking part in a simple, painless bowel cancer screening test that is provided free and taken in the privacy of their own homes.
Hundreds of talented Australian students will have the opportunity to realise their full potential through an extraordinary $30 million gift to the University of Melbourne from the Hansen Little Foundation.
The former Victoria Police Mounted Branch stables have been transformed into world-class teaching and learning facilities for students of the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Fine Arts and Music following an $18 million make-over.
The University of Melbourne has welcomed the Federal Government’s decision to allocate up to 40 medical training positions for rural and regional Victorians, allowing for an innovative partnership with La Trobe University.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.