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Professor Mark Considine has been appointed to a five-year term as Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne, following an international search and a rigorous selection process.

The University of Melbourne’s six New Generation courses have captured 13 per cent of all first preferences for Commonwealth-supported places (CSPs) in the VTAC system, according to early 2010 VTAC preference data.

University of Melbourne science graduate Jack Fuller, 24, has been awarded the prestigious Victorian Rhodes Scholarship for further study at Oxford University in 2010.

The University of Melbourne will ensure its graduates have capabilities, skills and familiarity with Indigenous peoples and issues with the launch of a new Institute.

How teenagers feel about school directly impacts how successful they are likely to be later in life, a new study has revealed. 

Indigenous mothers removed from their natural families during childhood are significantly more likely than other Indigenous mothers to be victims of violence according to a new report led by Dr Kyllie Cripps from the University of Melbourne’s School of Population Health.

Professor James Hathaway has announced his resignation as Dean of the Melbourne Law School at the University of Melbourne from 1 February 2010 to return to full-time academic life.

The noise of traffic, machinery and air conditioners may be driving birds with low-pitched songs away from cities, and leading others to raise the pitch of their singing to be heard above the din.

A mouse that operates with the blink of an eye, remote control breaks for a kids bike and a car that drives itself. These are a few of the final year projects on display at this year’s Endeavour Engineering Exhibition at the University of Melbourne.

University of Melbourne researchers have been awarded the most ARC Discovery grants – and the highest funding - nationally for funding starting in 2010. The multi-year grants were announced yesterday by Minister for Innovation, Industry Science and Research, Senator the Hon Kim Carr.