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New ways to help victims of intimate partner violence, and reducing the toll of infections on cancer patients are on the agenda for new Centres for Research Excellence (CREs) at the University of Melbourne, funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

New research suggests playing counting games with young children does little to improve their numeracy skills.

University of Melbourne student Rebecca Duke has been awarded the 2017 Victorian Rhodes Scholarship for postgraduate study at the University of Oxford.


The University of Melbourne has joined the collaborative research network of biopharmaceutical company Pfizer.

The University of Melbourne has become a major partner with the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) in ACMI X, a pioneering co-working space where people from various cutting-edge creative industries are brought together to share ideas, experience and inspiration.

A University of Melbourne researcher has found that over one-third of Americans report health problems—from asthma attacks to migraine headaches—when exposed to common fragranced consumer products such as air fresheners, cleaning supplies, laundry products, scented candles, cologne, and personal care products.   

Australia’s premier art journal Art + Australia will be launched in a new print format by celebrated Australian artist Bill Henson on 28 October.

The University of Melbourne remains undefeated in the women’s eight of the Australian Boat Race after beating their rowing rivals on the waters of Darling Harbour on Sunday.

University of Melbourne crew captains Sarah Banting and Jordan Smith have formally accepted the challenge set by their Sydney rivals to go head-to-head in a rowing battle on Sydney Harbour on Sunday.

The University of Melbourne’s 2015 Collision brand campaign has received two awards at the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) 2016 Awards for Marketing Excellence.