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Leading higher education commentator Simon Marginson has called on all nations involved in exporting and importing education to establish a set of global protocols to secure the safety, human security and human rights of globally mobile students.

The groundbreaking book ‘Worlds in Transition’, which explores democratic decision-making from local to planetary scale, will be launched at the University of Melbourne today. Co-authors Professor Jim Falk from the University of Melbourne and Professor Joseph Camilleri, from La Trobe University, have been praised for their work, providing ‘insights into the perils of our era’ and ‘issuing a clarion call for a system of multi-tiered governance to address them.’

The University of Melbourne has played a key role in dating a new species of human fossil found in South Africa.

Leading computer scientist Professor Richard O. Sinnott has been appointed as the eResearch Director for the University of Melbourne.

Exercising in the first three months after giving birth, can reduce the risk of Postnatal Depression (PND) and increase wellbeing, a University of Melbourne study conducted at Angliss Hospital, has revealed.

Three University of Melbourne projects from the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning will help fly the flag for Australia at the 2010 Venice Architecture Biennale, the world’s most important architecture event. 

The former Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Fraser will be speaking in a public lecture at the University of Melbourne tomorrow evening, Wednesday 31 March.

Bionic Vision Australia (BVA) today unveils their wide-view neurostimulator concept – a bionic eye that will be implanted into Australia’s first recipient of the technology.

English-speaking countries are among the most reluctant to make physically punishing children illegal, says a children’s rights expert.

Key contributors to climate change policy making in Australia will reflect on their experiences and point to the lessons that can be learnt at a forum at the University of Melbourne on Tuesday 30 March.