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World-renowned Australian composer and pianist Percy Grainger was also an enthusiastic guitarist and wrote for the guitar in several chamber pieces. He also invented distinctive ways of playing and tuning what is now the world’s most played instrument.

The University of Melbourne’s Professor Geoff McFadden has today been awarded a 2017 Australian Laureate Fellowship by the Australian Government through the Australian Research Council (ARC).

The University of Melbourne has been awarded $10.5 million over five years by the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) Industrial Transformation Training Centres scheme to establish three training centres.

Peter and Ruth McMullin intend to make one of the most significant gifts in the history of the University of Melbourne Law School to establish the world’s only academic centre devoted to the problem of statelessness.

Disadvantaged children in Australia who are subject to family breakdown are more likely to experience homelessness later in life than disadvantaged children whose parents stay together, according to new research by the University of Melbourne.

The first female Governor-General of Australia, The Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO, will formally open this year’s Pathways to Politics Program for Women at the Melbourne School of Government tonight.

Professor Shaun Ewen has been appointed to the role of Pro-Vice Chancellor (Indigenous) at the University of Melbourne.

The University of Melbourne is among nine Australian and New Zealand universities to sign a landmark deal today with the London-listed IP Group plc that will see $200 million being made available to find and commercialise research ideas and innovation.

Research investigating chewing gum to treat post-operative nausea was among projects recognised when Melbourne Medical School anaesthetists and trainees won prestigious Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) awards.  

A form of medicinal cannabis, cannabidiol, has significantly reduced convulsive seizures in a group of children with a severe form of epilepsy. Five per cent of children became seizure-free.

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