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Penny Burtt has been appointed the new Group CEO of Asialink, Australia’s leading centre for the promotion of public understanding of Asian countries and Australia’s role in the region.

A key work of the minimalist dance movement – first presented at Yoko Ono’s New York studio in 1961 and now part of The Museum of Modern Art’s collection – is being performed for the first time in Australia by University of Melbourne dance and theatre students at a at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV).

Images of an Australasian cockatoo have been discovered in a manuscript dating from 13th century Sicily, now held in the Vatican library.

The size of farms in China is a key contributor to the overuse of agricultural chemicals, and as a result they may be too small to be environmentally sustainable, a new study has found.

The University of Melbourne has ranked 39th in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2019, jumping from 41st place last year.

Results from the first census of young Australians from refugee and migrant backgrounds are in, revealing a mixed picture of optimism and belonging, against a backdrop of ongoing discrimination.

Pulitzer Prize-winning Editor-at-Large of the Boston Globe, and former leader of the Spotlight Investigation into abuse in the Catholic Church, Walter V. Robinson will speak about the role of investigative reporting in keeping democracy alive and power to account at a public lecture tonight at the University of Melbourne.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has chosen the Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE) to lead a large-scale transformation of the curriculum for its 36,000 schools, to begin this year.

University of Melbourne research reveals that one in four Americans report chemical sensitivity, with nearly half this group medically diagnosed with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS), suffering health problems from exposure to common chemical products and pollutants such as insect spray, paint, cleaning supplies, fragrances and petrochemical fumes.

A violin made almost entirely from the debris left by the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami will arrive at the University of Melbourne next week for a concert commemorating the 7th anniversary of the disaster.

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