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Pupils taking part in a University of Melbourne and Catholic Education Office Melbourne (CEOM) project have improved their reading ability by at least three times the state average.

The roles existing cities and buildings have to play in a carbon free future are the central debate in a new Masters of Architecture Design Studio exhibition, to officially open tomorrow night.

The rise of China in the new global economic order has made for a more prosperous and stable world, according to Associate Professor Mark Crosby from the Melbourne Business School.

An Australian first study will test live online rehabilitation with video gaming to give spinal cord injury patients the hope of regaining the movement of their hands.

World leading reproduction expert Professor Roger Short, of the University of Melbourne, says Australia’s population growth is out of control increasing the rate of global warming. Professor Short presents at Home Grown Remedies for Global Ills as part of the University of Melbourne's Festival of Ideas.
Fellow presenter Professor Rob Moodie, says Australians need to start their own internal carbon trading scheme by “getting out of the car and off the couch at every opportunity”.
 

Australia’s highest achieving graduates will train as teachers while working in some of the country’s most disadvantaged schools, through a new program delivered by the University of Melbourne.

Melbourne suburb design is in need of a rethink according to Professor Philip Goad from the Melbourne School of Design.

Nobel Laureate Professor Peter Doherty has warned doing nothing on climate change is a dangerous experiment that Australia can not afford to be part of.

Australian and New Zealand researchers have accelerated research into Multiple Sclerosis by discovering two new locations of genes which will help to unravel the causes of MS and other autoimmune disease.  Their findings were published today in the prestigious journal Nature Genetics.

With climate change projections indicating extreme weather events will become more frequent and occur with greater intensity, researchers are using the wine industry as a model to examine potential adaptation strategies for food production more generally and are highlighting potential adaptive management strategies.

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