The University of Melbourne has been awarded a four-year grant from the Amgen Foundation to provide hands-on research experience in a laboratory to undergraduate science students across Australia, New Zealand and Oceania to inspire the next generation of innovators.
Australia’s most common sexually transmitted infection, chlamydia, is unlikely to be eliminated by opportunistic testing in general practice, a landmark trial has revealed, with researchers recommending greater emphasis on improving chlamydia management.
The University of Melbourne, San Diego Zoo Global and conservation group cesar have teamed up to begin a unique project designed to learn more about the elusive platypus and the threats to its survival.
Australian Aboriginal cultural heritage objects from one of the most important anthropological collections in the world will go on display for the first time at the Arts West Gallery, University of Melbourne Faculty of Arts.
Two studies from a landmark 20-year Melbourne research project have shed more light on how the brain ages and what can affect the process. The results have led experts to encourage women to watch their cholesterol and blood pressure.
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.