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Families from Horsham are invited to show their pieces of war heritage to conservation experts, share their stories and get free advice on cleaning and care on Saturday 21 October.

In 1915, 53 Ford motor cars carrying more than 300 people travelled in convoy from Ballarat to the University of Melbourne’s School of Forestry, Nursery and Arboretum, at the State Forest in Creswick.

University of Melbourne students Jackson Harrison and India McKenzie have been named men’s and women’s captains for the Australian Boat Race, taking place on the Yarra River next Sunday, 22 October.

Dr Jim Watterston has been appointed the new Dean of the Melbourne Graduate School of Education.

The Peter Cook Centre for CCS Research at the University of Melbourne is leading a global research partnership with other eminent institutions and BHP as a sponsor to support the long-term storage of carbon dioxide in geological reservoirs. 

An Australian Research Council (ARC) grant will give students and researchers access to a unique high-end system to help them analyse complex biological systems and big datasets.

A program seeking to reduce high rates of suicide among construction workers has received a funding boost. 

Australia will take a leadership role in the Asia Pacific region in a new initiative to help our nearest neighbours get rid of the scourge of malaria, in a new NHMRC $2.5 million Centre for Research Excellence in Malaria Elimination based at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity. 

A model that gives Indigenous families who are expecting or have recently had babies a say in their health care has received a funding boost.

The Nobel Peace Prize 2017 has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), which involves a number of University of Melbourne academics.

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