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The University of Melbourne has welcomed a $2 million investment by the State government in today’s budget to help plan and develop a National Centre for Proton Beam Therapy (PBT) as part of the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC)

A University of Melbourne geology professor has joined the ranks of the world’s finest scientific minds after being awarded the prestigious Royal Society Fellowship at the weekend.

University of Melbourne Associate Professor of Media and Communications Ingrid Volkmer has been appointed to the prestigious International Panel on Social Progress.

After its hottest year on record in 2014, England is likely to experience even more record-breaking warm years as a result of human-induced climate change. 

A new international partnership will bridge the gap between patients, doctors and researchers to change the way epilepsy is researched and managed.

When good cells go bad: how malaria turns our red blood cells into killers 

The Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) and the BHP Billiton Foundation have launched Choose Maths, a five-year national program that will turn around public perception of mathematics and statistics as a career choice for girls and young women.

Scientists have developed a revolutionary new technology that can image and weigh single molecules, to instantly identify a single virus particle or protein.

Medical artefacts and paraphernalia from the First World War – including a travelling dentistry chair, original medicine bottles and soldier cartoons – are on display at the University of Melbourne’s Medical History Museum.

In a huge boost to the global fight against malaria, researchers have discovered how the malaria parasite protects itself by building resistance against the last-line in antimalarial medications, and how a new medical treatment can overcome the parasite’s defences.

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