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Australia's current level of aid is below the average for developed nations, and "not something to be proud of" according to philosopher, ethicist and Melbourne academic Professor Peter Singer.

A group of University of Melbourne students will measure the carbon footprint of Melbourne’s iconic gardens as part of the first Melbourne Business Practicum. 

Victorian life sciences researchers are set to benefit from a partnership between the University of Melbourne and IBM announced today by the Premier of Victoria, the Hon. John Brumby.

Three projects from staff and students at the Unviersity of Melbourne’s Faculty of Architecture Building and Planning have been chosen among 24 shortlisted projects to be exhibited at the 2010 Venice Architecture Biennale.

Houses built in bushfire hotspots that met current Wildfire Management Overlay (WMO) standards were three times more likely to survive the Black Saturday fire conditions, according to a new University study.

The Federal Government’s new ‘smart meter’ rollout for energy use could hit the least advantaged Australian households hard, according to new research from the University of Melbourne.

Leading labour market expert Professor Deborah Cobb-Clark has been appointed Director of the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and Ronald F Henderson Professor in the University of Melbourne.

Two renowned University of Melbourne medical researchers have received $4m Australia Fellowships awarded by the NHMRC and announced today by Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Mr Mark Butler.

The University of Melbourne congratulates Professor Pat McGorry as the 2010 Australian of the Year.

Scientists at The Royal Melbourne Hospital and the University of Melbourne have discovered the cells that cause a common type of childhood leukaemia - T cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (T-ALL). Targeting of these cells may lead to improved treatments for this disease and help prevent relapse.

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