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.
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.
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.
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.