More than 300 students at the University of Melbourne will receive financial support to undertake part of their studies elsewhere in the Indo-Pacific region, thanks to the 2018 round of the New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants. These grants wre announced on Friday 25 August by The Hon. Julie Bishop, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs.
Artists from leading international orchestras will gather at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music over the next seven days to present performances and master classes, showcasing the breadth and power of chamber music for the fifth Mimir Chamber Music Festival.
As the weather warms up, veterinarians are preparing for snakebite season with an interactive map to record when and where pets are bitten. The SnakeMap Project aims to better predict, prevent, diagnose and treat snakebite in animals as well as people.
A story in The Age today reports on a letter to the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Melbourne opposing aspects of a proposed new workplace agreement. The Vice-Chancellor’s office has received no such letter directly.
General practitioners (GPs) may not feel confident to detect domestic violence and sometimes feel challenged providing responses. The developers of a world-first assessment tool hope to change this by investigating GPs’ readiness or preparedness to deal with such situations.
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.