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Federal Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Senator Kim Carr, will give a keynote address to senior staff from leading Pacific Rim universities at the University of Melbourne this week.

The University of Melbourne’s own Santa Claus will lose his locks for charity at 1pm today.

RESTORING human vision, reducing carbon emissions, fitter gamers and fire regeneration for grapevines will be addressed by four University of Melbourne researchers named as winners of this year’s Australian Fulbright Scholarship.

The profound ways that Sigmund Freud’s theories of the human psyche have shaped contemporary ideas about psychology and culture will be explored in a presentation at the University of Melbourne today Thursday, 12 March at 6pm, as part of the ‘Key Thinkers’ lecture series.

The process of globalization, specifically rapid growth in cities, is exacerbating urban poverty according to visiting expert Sheela Patel.

Australia’s most employable graduates (THES, 2008) are in high demand despite the economic crisis; with more than 140 employers set to attend the University of Melbourne’s 2009 Graduate Careers Fair.

The Dean of Melbourne Law School, Professor James Hathaway, has been presented with an honorary doctorate from Belgium’s Université Catholique de Louvain, in recognition of his ongoing work into the rights of refugees.

Post-tsunami architecture in Indonesia has largely abandoned the construction traditions of locals in favour of rapid scale production, according to a new research proposal being completed by two University of Melbourne academics.

The University of Melbourne’s Director of Knowledge Transfer and Partnerships Ms Helen Hayes has officially launched the 13th SheppARTon Festival 2009 in the McIntosh Pavilion of the Shepparton Showgrounds.

A free booklet explaining how people can care for valued possessions such as artworks and photos after bushfire damage has been developed by the University of Melbourne’s Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation (CCMC).

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