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Professor Kate Auty, the former Victorian Government Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability has been appointed as a 2014 Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Melbourne.

A new international study has published the most comprehensive Southern Hemisphere reconstruction of past climate records, revealing a clearer climate picture of the globe’s temperature history than ever before.

The rights of police to secretly collect suspects' discarded DNA material remains dangerously unregulated in Australia, a University of Melbourne analysis has determined.

Three University of Melbourne academics have been elected as fellows of the Australian Academy of Science in recognition of their role in advancing the sum of scientific knowledge.

Any Australian with a home computer and an internet connection can now power up a climate model and help scientists find the causes of record high temperatures and drought that hit Australia and New Zealand in 2013.

Future episodes of extreme weather will lead to mass extinctions of insects and reptiles in the next century, according to a new international study by Danish and Australian scientists.

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.

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