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).
While all eyes were on Beijing Olympic gold medallist Steve Hooker last night in his attempt to break the world pole vault record at Olympic Park, the University of Melbourne will host an elite athlete meet tomorrow featuring the next generation of Australian pole vaulters.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.