The University of Melbourne, as part of a consortium led by Telstra, has entered into a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) covering the first stage of the Murra Warra Wind Farm owned by renewable energy project developer RES and Macquarie Capital.
The Goulburn Valley Equine Hospital has been purchased by the University of Melbourne to enhance the clinical experience in equine medicine, surgery and reproduction for students completing the internationally recognised Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program.
The University of Melbourne has joined as an initial member of the newly formed IBM Q Network, a collaboration of leading Fortune 500 companies, academic institutions and national research labs working directly with IBM to explore quantum applications for business and science.
The Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science was launched today, forming a new international research hub dedicated to the discovery of new ways to source and use energy from light.
A new study has found that almost one quarter of trees in Australian cities are at risk from increasing temperatures in urban environments due to climate change and urban heat islands, posing a threat to some tree species in our cities.
For the first time, a breeding technique known as genetic rescue has been shown to increase population numbers and survival rates of the endangered mountain pygmy possum, now at their highest numbers since 1996.
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.