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University of Melbourne researchers are pushing for recognition of young ‘kinship carers’ — a hidden group aged 30 and under caring for family members or friends aged under 18, sacrificing their own careers, education and wellbeing.

Students who complete vocational education and training (VET) courses have better job prospects and can earn up to 25 percent more than those who leave school early and don’t have a higher qualification, according to new research conducted by the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic Research at the University of Melbourne

A bid to improve near-zero survival rates for pancreatic cancer will receive a boost with the creation of Australia’s first pancreatic cancer ‘organoids bank’, enabling researchers to bring down the time it takes to find individualised chemotherapy treatment within weeks rather than months.

Artists and scientists are invited to participate in Science Gallery Melbourne's innaugural exhibition, co-programmed with Science Gallery London.

Renowned international and University of Melbourne academics will examine the emotional significance of objects and paintings at this week’s Art, Objects and Emotions 1400-1800 conference.

Researchers from the University of Melbourne have conducted the first in-depth analysis of the Airbnb property market in Melbourne, showing the number of monthly bookings has rocketed by 600 percent in the last two years. 

The University of Melbourne is leading a push for Australia to recognise Sarcopenia, a muscle-wasting disease that affects 1 in 3 people globally over the age of 60.

The University of Melbourne proudly welcomes the announcement today by the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, of the appointment of Carlton Connect Initiative Project Director, Dr Charles Day to the position of CEO of the Office of Innovation and Science Australia (OISA).

A new centre based at the University of Melbourne will help unlock the potential growth of Australia’s prefabricated building industry by creating a co-operative training system between industry and universities.

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