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A program seeking to reduce high rates of suicide among construction workers has received a funding boost. 

Australia will take a leadership role in the Asia Pacific region in a new initiative to help our nearest neighbours get rid of the scourge of malaria, in a new NHMRC $2.5 million Centre for Research Excellence in Malaria Elimination based at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity. 

A model that gives Indigenous families who are expecting or have recently had babies a say in their health care has received a funding boost.

The Nobel Peace Prize 2017 has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), which involves a number of University of Melbourne academics.

The University of Melbourne has become the first university in the Asia-Pacific region to issue recipient-owned credentials on the blockchain.

University of Melbourne Professor of Neurology Helmut Butzkueven has won a major research award for his work developing the world’s largest Multiple Sclerosis database. 

Adding timber trees to multi-use farmland has both environmental and economic benefits, and University of Melbourne researchers are working with landholders and investors to develop new business models for what could be the future of forest plantations in Australia.

The University of Melbourne Law School has been ranked seventh in the world and first in Australia in the Times Higher Education World University 2018 Subject Rankings for Law.

An international study including researchers from the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) has found a way to slow the progression of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) - one of the most common causes of vision loss in people over the age of 50.

World-renowned visual artist and University of Melbourne Vice Chancellor’s Fellow Sally Smart will open a major solo exhibition at the Margaret Lawrence Gallery in Southbank this week.

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