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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 and The Australian National University (ANU) will lead the Australian side of a new bilateral research collaboration with top German institutions to build economic and technological opportunities from the global transition to clean energy.

A new institute that brings together biomedical engineers, clinical researchers and industry partners to develop real-world solutions for public health has been launched.

The University of Melbourne’s Professor Geoff McFadden has today been awarded a 2017 Australian Laureate Fellowship by the Australian Government through the Australian Research Council (ARC).

Three University of Melbourne scientists have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science, a rare honour, for their outstanding contributions to science.

Global temperatures could break through the 1.5°C barrier negotiated at the Paris conference as early as 2026 if a slow-moving, natural climate driver known as the Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation (IPO) has, as suspected, moved into a positive phase.

DNA fingerprinting has revealed how the malaria parasite shuffles genes to create different strains and hide from our immune system. This trick allows the parasite to remain undetected and re-infect the same people, much like the flu.

Researchers at the University of Melbourne are the first in the world to image how electrons move in two-dimensional graphene, a boost to the development of next-generation electronics.

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