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The University of Melbourne is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor John Fazakerley as its new Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences (FVAS).

Old trees contribute more to carbon storage than previously thought in a new international study that included researchers from the University of Melbourne. 

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 promising strain of bacteria that stops dengue transmission in mosquitoes struggles to survive hot conditions, new research from the University of Melbourne has revealed.

Where do pipis go when they are left alone on the beach? They spend most of their time just living under the sand, right? Or maybe not. 

Pet owners are reminded to take special care of their animal friends during the festive season, and hot summer holidays.

 

The future of women in science is stronger today after funding was announced for one of Australia’s most prestigious awards – the Nancy Millis Medal.

A bid to improve near-zero survival rates for pancreatic cancer will receive a boost with the creation of Australia’s first pancreatic cancer ‘organoids bank’, enabling researchers to bring down the time it takes to find individualised chemotherapy treatment within weeks rather than months.

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