Global research opportunities will be available to the next generation of climate change and energy experts to tackle major environmental issues, with the launch today of a new graduate research college in Melbourne.
The University of Melbourne has a affirmed its position as the number one university in Australia in the National Taiwan University (NTU) Ranking, Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities 2013.
Dr David Malet says it's possible that the attack in Kenya is a sign of weakness, showing that al-Shabaab is unable to fight for control in Somalia. However, he says it could also mean that the group is gaining more strength.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.