Leading construction expert Professor Paolo Tombesi will examine the dynamics of technical progress in construction, and consider the steering role public planning can play in a public lecture at the University of Melbourne on Tuesday.
Managing Director of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Mark Scott will examine where the future of media might be headed after the fall of the great media empires, in the 2009 AN Smith Lecture in Journalism at the University of Melbourne this Wednesday.
The University of Melbourne has jumped two places to No 36 - and again is the only Australian university to have all surveyed disciplines in the Top 30 in the world - in the Times Higher Education-QS (THE-QS) 2009 World University Rankings, released today.
The fallout from the recent Samoan tsunami and earthquake in Sumatra provides a good chance for aid agencies to consider how effective reconstruction architecture from the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami has been, according to Dr David O’Brien.
The University of Melbourne, Monash University and RMIT University today announced an innovative collaboration with Fujitsu Australia to develop a shared data centre that will make a significant contribution to cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
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.