A massive global study led by researchers at the University of Melbourne and Cancer Council Victoria has confirmed that the risk of developing breast cancer from some relatively rare genetic changes is similar to that from the more common BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations.
An online contest in association with online platform Kaggle, the Mayo Clinic, University of Pennsylvania will let the globe’s keenest data scientists loose on the holy grail of epilepsy research — an algorithm that can predict seizures — using data from patients that has never before been available to researchers.
An international conference examining inclusive energy solutions, being held at the University of Melbourne, will look at how access to energy can help reduce poverty, improve social inclusion, including balancing gender equity.
A team from the University of Melbourne has reached the finals of the "Oscars of science" — the Australian Museum’s annual science award, the Eureka Prize — for its work on drug resistance in malaria parasites.
Fresh from its 19th season in Fort Worth, Texas, the Mimir Chamber Music Festival will return to the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music at the University of Melbourne for the fourth time from 29 August to 4 September 2016.