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The University of Melbourne is celebrating its new Fulbright scholar and welcomes two overseas awardees who have chosen to study at the University.

A smartphone app will target taxi drivers’ ‘downtime’ waiting for their next passenger, to support them with tools and messages to improve their health.

 

Many people who have cosmetic facial surgery feel better about their jobs when they return to work, according new research by the University of Melbourne.

The University of Melbourne is one of four teams worldwide awarded a share of more than US$100 million in funding from the US Government’s Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), in what may be one of the largest-ever research efforts aimed at improving human reasoning.

A simple bedside test for pregnant women to accurately predict early labour is under development at the University of Melbourne. 

An Australian-first research program will help improve treatment for up to one million Australians with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

New research has shown how normally helpful brain cells can turn rogue and kill off other brain cells following injury or disease.

 Daily life for blind and vision-impaired people will be dramatically improved following the development by University of Melbourne researchers of a prototype of an electronic device to help them avoid non-protruding obstacles.

Victoria’s faunal emblem the Leadbeater’s Possum and other species will become extinct within about 30 years unless clear-fell logging stops in Victoria’s Mountain Ash forests, new research based on 30 years of monitoring the forests has found.

In the face of serious decline in Australia’s education performance, the Melbourne Graduate School of Education is leading the way with a forward looking guide that proposes new evidence-based directions for change in school-age education.

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