Head of Performing Arts and former Artistic Director of the Melbourne International Arts Festival, Professor Kristy Edmunds, has been appointed as Deputy Dean of the Faculty of the VCA and Music (VCAM),- in the University of Melbourne. She will take up the appointment from 1 January 2010 while continuing to lead the School of Performing Arts.
Thousands of pairs of female twins are needed for a world-first cervical cancer study.
More than 7000 pairs of female twins from around Australia are needed to help explore the link between cervical cancer and the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV).
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.