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The Fellows of the 2017 Pathways to Politics Program for Women at the University of Melbourne will graduate tonight with the tools and know-how to run for politics, with two Fellows already pre-selected for safe Labor and Liberal seats and one just weeks away from the Northcote by-election as an endorsed candidate for the Reason Party.

Doctors treating children with life-threatening illnesses now have a new tool to help them grapple with the tough ethical questions surrounding fertility preservation for their young patients.

A new Chair in Archaeological Science will be created at the University of Melbourne, thanks to donations from the Kimberley Foundation Australia (KFA), Allan Myers and the Minderoo Foundation.

The University of Melbourne has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian based IT services leader, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to pursue technology research collaboration.

The University of Melbourne’s Networked Society Institute, in collaboration with Ciena® and nbn, today launched this summer’s AutoHack18.

Victorian primary school students supported through a targeted disability program are more likely to be exempted from sitting NAPLAN, new research shows.

University of Melbourne graduate James Maccarrone has been awarded the 2018 Victorian Rhodes Scholarship for postgraduate study at the University of Oxford.

University of Melbourne Chancellor Allan Myers AC QC today announced the appointment of Professor Duncan Maskell as the next Vice-Chancellor, commencing in October 2018.

For the first time, Australia has been elected into the UN Human Rights Council along with Saudi Arabia, the Phillipines and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Professor Hilary Charlesworth discusses the legitimacy of the elections and says that this appointment gives Australia an opportunity to examine its own human rights record. Recorded on October 17, 2017 with ABC News' Kathryn Robinson.

For the first time, a breeding technique known as genetic rescue has been shown to increase population numbers and survival rates of the endangered mountain pygmy possum, now at their highest numbers since 1996.

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