Quantum physicists have produced a novel system to simulate and visualise what is happening inside a quantum computer – a feat impossible to do in real life because observing the computer would ‘collapse’ its quantum state.
The University of Melbourne and Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH (Jülich Research Centre) in Germany have formed an international research training group which provides a cohort of graduate researchers with the opportunity to undertake a joint PhD project at Melbourne and at Jülich.
Three Australian scientists have contributed to the world’s largest genetic study on humans, providing a first-of-its kind resource for health researchers across the globe to further medical research and drug development and potentially provide more efficient and personalized treatments of diseases.
The University of Melbourne has secured a partnership with a major bio-pharmaceutical company which will deliver significant opportunities for the university’s researchers and students in coming years.
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.