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A shortage of Australian doctors in rural communities continues to be a serious problem.  But in a new paper, researchers at the University of Melbourne and Monash University have recommended several key steps to reduce the persistent reliance of regional centres and small towns on international medical graduates.

The international classification system for epilepsy has been overhauled for the first time in nearly three decades, with some seizure types gaining formal recognition, far better information on causes, and greater recognition that epilepsy may be associated with other disorders. 

The real hourly wages of men who have a history of casual jobs are generally 10 per cent lower over the long-term than men who have mostly worked in permanent employment, according to new research from the University of Melbourne

Giving primary health care nurses a greater role in managing Type 2 Diabetes can significantly reduce delays in starting insulin treatment, a team of researchers led by the University of Melbourne has found. 

Education research and innovation leader Dr Sandra Milligan has been appointed as the new Director of the University of Melbourne’s Assessment Research Centre.

The University of Melbourne has 40 subject areas ranked in the top 50 in the world, more than any other Australian university, according to the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject. 

Native animals are declining on Melville Island, Australia’s second largest island with brush-tailed rabbit-rats, black-footed tree-rats and northern brown bandicoots the worst hit. 

Professor Michael Parker has been appointed as the new Director of the University of Melbourne’s Bio 21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute. 

Reading or altering someone’s online vote in Saturday’s election in Western Australia might be much easier than it seems, according to an article published today in Pursuit.

A University of Melbourne researcher has found that one-third of Australians report health problems — ranging from migraine headaches to asthma attacks — when exposed to common fragranced consumer products such as air fresheners, cleaning products, laundry supplies, and personal care products.

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