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New evidence has raised concerns about the possibility of feral cats preying upon the critically endangered Leadbeater’s possum, with a cat detected on cameras at two nest boxes used by the possums.

In a world-first, University of Melbourne researchers have designed an artificial intelligence (AI) system to detect and display people’s personality traits and physical attractiveness based solely on a photo of their face.

Prominent Māori lawyer and social justice advocate Moana Jackson will explore treaty, sovereignty and self-governance at the 10th annual Dungala Kaiela ‘Defining Goulburn Murray’ Oration on Yorta Yorta country in Shepparton on Tuesday, 24 July. 

More than 30 local and international First Nations design practitioners will present at the University of Melbourne’s Indigenous Design Symposium this week to explore the role of Indigenous design.

Ultra-bright galaxies in the early universe may be less common than initially thought, new research conducted using the Hubble Space Telescope has found.

University of Melbourne researchers have helped create the first tool to calculate the ‘nitrogen footprint’ of an organisation.

Leading artists and scientists will examine storms scientifically, artistically and metaphorically as part of a public exhibition on how art and science can combine to communicate and solve problems.

Laureate Professor Hugh Taylor will use the fourth Jean McCaughey Oration to outline a reduction in adult Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander blindness rates from six to three times the non-Indigenous population. Tomorrow’s oration recognises the contribution of the late doctors Jean and Davis McCaughey to social justice and human rights.

Penny Burtt has been appointed the new Group CEO of Asialink, Australia’s leading centre for the promotion of public understanding of Asian countries and Australia’s role in the region.

Babies who acquire a flat spot on their skull tend to have less developed head control, according to new research from the University of Melbourne.

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