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The Animal Welfare Science Centre (AWSC), jointly based at the University of Melbourne, has been internationally recognised for its leading research and education programs.

Ensuring children are offered the best possible start to formal learning will be the result of a new study into the quality of early childhood education and care in Australia. The five year project, drawing on expertise from education experts in Australia, Canada and the UK along with the Victorian and Queensland Governments, was announced today following a Federal Government grant of $2.2million through the Australian Research Council.

Nostalgia for the long family road trip, alongside the growing awareness of car emissions and their environmental impact, has inspired a new exhibition at the University of Melbourne.

Former Justice of the High Court of Australia, The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG, discusses international law in accepting an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at the University of Melbourne.

A $115m HEARing Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) and the University of Melbourne’s new state-of-the-art Audiology, Hearing and Speech Sciences facility will be co-launched by Senator Kim Carr today at 4.30pm at 550 Swanston Street, Melbourne. Hearing loss affects one in six Australians, with the real economic cost estimated to be $11.7 billion per annum – with an aging population and increasing noise in our everyday lives, prevalence and costs are projected to rise.

A new study has shown that the effectiveness of the Komodo Dragon bite is a combination of highly specialized serrated teeth and venom. The authors also dismiss the widely accepted theory that prey die from septicemia caused by toxic bacteria living in the dragon’s mouth

A group of global health experts have united to pressure the World Health Organisation into including a process of mass vaccination into its management strategy for cholera outbreaks in Africa as the deadly disease spreads.

A new study has revealed that mother birds can provide an early advantage to the chicks that they have sired with their non-social partner (known as extra-pair offspring).

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