The University of Melbourne has congratulated alumnus Dr Bronwyn King on her appointment as the inaugural Joint Distinguished Fellow in Australian Studies, a partnership between the University and King’s College London.
The University of Melbourne is one of four teams worldwide awarded a share of more than US$100 million in funding from the US Government’s Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), in what may be one of the largest-ever research efforts aimed at improving human reasoning.
A world-first vaccine developed by Melbourne scientists, which could eliminate or at least reduce the need for surgery and antibiotics for severe gum disease, has been validated by research published this weekend in a leading international journal.
University of Melbourne student Sander Bredal was chosen from Victoria’s 175,000 international students as the International Student of the Year – Higher Education at the 2016 Victorian International Education Awards held last night at Government House.
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.