The University of Melbourne and the Melbourne Business School Limited (MBS Ltd) have agreed upon a proposal to merge the Melbourne Business School and the Faculty of Economics and Commerce to create a new Faculty of Business and Economics at Melbourne. The new Faculty will be operated by MBS Ltd.
World renowned epilepsy researcher Professor Samuel Berkovic from the Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne at Austin Health has been awarded The 2009 Bethlehem Griffiths Research Foundation Medal, recognizing his outstanding contribution to research in neurological disorders.
A new study has revealed the origins of tiger stripes and a subsurface ocean on Enceladus- one of Saturn’s many moons. These geological features are believed to be the result of the moon’s unusual chemical composition and not a hot core, shedding light on the evolution of planets and guiding future space exploration.
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.