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Scientists have identified four new pathogens previously not found in Australian chillies, raising the stakes for the country’s quarantine and disease resistance efforts.

The University of Melbourne and City of Melbourne today announced internationally recognised scholar, Professor Lars Coenen, as the inaugural Chair in Resilient Cities.

However you’re using the word however, be aware you might be getting it wrong.

New research suggests Bisphenol A (BPA) exposure impedes both the development and metabolism of an embryo, drawing a link between BPA and later-life obesity.

Animal welfare policy has had a big boost to its evidence base, with two South Australian research partners joining the Animal Welfare Science Centre (AWSC) to make the Centre one of the world’s largest animal welfare focused research groups.

Acclaimed virologist and academic Professor John Fazakerley has today commenced his role as Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Melbourne.

In a double first, the world-renowned Performance Studies International (PSi) conference is headed to Australia and opening its doors to the public. 

The latest comprehensive analysis of national plans to address climate change after 2020 shows the world will not reach its target of keeping warming to below 2C off pre-industrial levels.

World leaders in the mathematical sciences are visiting Melbourne for a series of research programs at Australia’s first international research institute for mathematics and statistics.

A team of researchers has identified genes that allow some algae living in corals to tolerate higher ocean temperatures than others.

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