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The University of Melbourne community is greatly saddened to hear of the passing of Rudi Martin van Breda and his parents who were killed in South Africa on January 27.

Two of the city’s oldest and most-iconic institutions have signed a memorandum of understanding, with future collaboration planned in areas as diverse as student engagement and research. 

Evidence is rapidly growing showing vital relationships between both diet quality and potential nutritional deficiencies and mental health, a new international collaboration led by the University of Melbourne and Deakin University has revealed.

In a first for Victoria, the Boisbouvier Founding Chair in Australian Literature has been established at the University of Melbourne to advance the teaching, understanding and public appreciation of Australian literature.

Researchers from the University of Melbourne and the University of Pennsylvania have shown that social media can serve as a dashboard indicator of a community’s psychological well being and can predict rates of heart disease.

The University of Melbourne has offered more than 7500 students a place in an undergraduate course for 2015.

New and improved solar panels could result from the discovery of a new liquid crystal material, making printable organic solar cells better performing. 

Human gut bacteria that feast on the yeast contained in fermented foods like bread and beer provides clues to new treatments for people suffering from bowel diseases. 

Professor Graeme Clark AC from the University of Melbourne is the first Australian to receive the US Russ Prize for an outstanding achievement in bioengineering innovation that is in widespread use to improve health and well-being: the cochlear implant.

Researchers from the University of Melbourne and Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics have significantly advanced understanding of a virus that kills up to half a million children each year.

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