University of Melbourne Professor George Patton from the Centre for Adolescent Health at the Royal Children’s Hospital will present preliminary findings of research into adolescents and obesity at the Obesity Forum 2009 at Federation Square at 4pm today.
Three talented young Australian violinists - all of whom began violin lessons as pre-schoolers - will battle it out with bows and strings this Sunday for the University of Melbourne’s Dorcas McClean Travelling Scholarships.
Federal Health Minister Nicola Roxon has today received Australia’s first National Preventative Health Strategy from Committee Chair, Professor Rob Moodie of the Nossal Institute for Global Health at the University of Melbourne.
The Faculty of the VCA and Music (VCAM) and Wallara Asset Management last night announced that Christopher Dolman has won the prestigious 2009 Wallara Travelling Scholarship. Every year since 2001, this scholarship is open to third (final) year undergraduate students at the Faculty’s School of Art.
The key gene that determines sex in birds has been discovered by researchers at the University of Melbourne, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI) and CSIRO, as published online in the prestigious journal Nature.
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.