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Acclaimed author and conservationist Tim Winton has been announced as patron of the ‘Native Australian Animals Trust’ at the University of Melbourne, which was officially launched on March 15. 

Some of Australia’s most acclaimed writers, including Christos Tsolkias and Alice Pung, will feature in a groundbreaking collaboration between the University of Melbourne, independent publisher Black Inc. and State Library Victoria.

It is cheaper to provide last resort housing to homeless people than to leave them sleeping rough, a new report from the University of Melbourne has found. 

A two-year Master of Music (Orchestral Performance) will launch today at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (MCM) when University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Professor Glyn Davis and Chair of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) Board Michael Ullmer sign an official Memorandum of Understanding.

What would a low carbon future for Australia’s major southern cities look like? How could places like Melbourne and Sydney and be transformed by 2040 to achieve an 80 percent reduction in carbon emissions and better deal with climate change and extreme weather events?  

If a heat wave hit Melbourne and the power blacked out, most of the city’s apartment buildings would simply bake as air conditioners failed and indoor temperatures exceeded international health standards, according to a new study by the University of Melbourne.

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. 

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