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A $1 million donation from Mr Allan Myers AO QC will enable the foundation of a new Chair in Classics at the University of Melbourne, to be formally announced tonight.

Skilled migrants are enjoying better jobs and higher levels of employment thanks to a shift in policy, according to a new study by the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research at the University of Melbourne.

How Australian aid can play a better role in fighting disease outbreaks like Ebola and why global health systems are not up to scratch in responding to emergency health crises will be discussed at the 10th Annual Nossal Institute Global Health Forum.

The Trinity community is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Joshua Hardy, a Larrakai man from Darwin, and a third-year Arts student at Trinity College at the University of Melbourne.

 

A collection of one hundred years of photographs, records and treasured objects that tell a significant story in Australia’s social history has been donated to the University of Melbourne Archives (UMA) today.

An Olympic gold medalist and a two-time world champion headline the University’s squad for the Australian Boat Race, an annual rowing competition against the University of Sydney in the style of the famous Oxford v Cambridge races in England.

Gradual weight loss does not reduce the amount or rate of weight regain compared with losing weight quickly, new research led by the University Of Melbourne has found.

Scientists have shown for the first time that when insect larvae follow a leader to forage for food, both leaders and followers benefit, growing much faster than if they are in a group of only leaders or only followers. The work gives new insight into why such social relationships evolve in insects, and why they are maintained.

Farms with windbreaks with significant areas of ground cover vegetation have been shown to attract wasps that are beneficial to agricultural pest control, according to a new study from the University of Melbourne.

The quest to understand medicine’s final frontier, the human brain, will take a dramatic step forward today with the commissioning of a powerful Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine set to offer neuroscientists a window through the human skull and into the workings of the brain.

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