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Researchers in France and Melbourne will be more closely connected following a landmark agreement between the University of Melbourne and the Centre de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS).

The University Melbourne freight container green roof is now on display at Melbourne’s City Square until 20/3/1 and will also appear at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden show.

The Canine Blood Bank at the University of Melbourne Veterinary Hospital is seeking large breed dogs as potential new blood donors to save sick or injured dogs. 

The University of Melbourne has celebrated its three Fulbright scholars – a physicist, a river system manager and a playwright – who received their awards at a presentation dinner in Brisbane overnight.

Students will have access to world leading Australian scientists as part of a new dedicated sciences school named after Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn.

Since Darwin's observations we thought that bird songs were a male trait for courting with females who were drawn to the most seductive male song. 

Researchers have identified that the use of wastewater to irrigate vegetable crops, which is common across developing countries, may significantly contribute to deadly health risks such as rotavirus, a major cause of diarrheal diseases.

Bushfire has always been an integral part of the Australian landscape, with many plant and animal species relying on fire for survival.  So a burn near Lorne in Victoria earlier this year, provided a unique opportunity to study the relationship between bushfire, landscape, plants and animals, both before and after fire activity.  The results will help inform habitat and landscape management as well as future planned burn programs.

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