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Hostile work environments, cost cutting and job changes are the key causes of increased stress in aged care workers, a University of Melbourne study has found. 

The State Government will need to rethink its policy on meeting urban demand as the city reaches five million people, urban management expert Professor Nicholas Low warns.

The University of Sydney has challenged the University of Melbourne’s crown at this year’s Head of the Yarra in a university showdown at the nation’s rowing classic being held this year on Saturday 28 November.

Scientists have identified the evolution of venom proteins in lizards such as the Gila Monster, a discovery which could help provide clues to future drug development. The new study reveals extraordinary genetic rearrangements which have produced novel toxins in the Gila Monster and Beaded Lizard venoms. 

Chair of Opera Australia and former Telstra CEO, Dr Ziggy Switkowski has agreed to be the independent chair of an open and extensive consultation and review of the Faculty of the VCA and Music (VCAM) at the University of Melbourne.

Leading University of Melbourne climate change expert Professor David Karoly has warned there is only a short window of opportunity  to take action on climate change, and seize the opportunities to provide a safe future for society and has challenged our leaders rise to put aside politics for good government.

Two leading education experts from the University of Melbourne's Graduate School of Education have been elected to presidencies of prestigious Australian Academies.

 
Almost half of the people from non-English speaking backgrounds have experienced discrimination, resulting in poorer health outcomes, research from the University of Melbourne and the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission has found.

New research into journalists’ experiences of covering the ‘Black Saturday’ February 2009 bushfires was launched at the University of Melbourne today.

A University of Melbourne academic has been awarded US$150,000 in funding to help researchers in Asia and Africa better understand how fungi cause disease. Despite being one of the most significant health problems in many emerging countries, not enough is known about medically important fungi.

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