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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).

A critical discovery about how bacteria feed on an unusual sugar molecule found in leafy green vegetables could hold the key to explaining how ‘good’ bacteria protect our gut and promote health.

Albert Einstein has been finally proven right 100 years after predicting the existence of gravitational waves, thanks to the international LIGO experiment. Speaking with Sky News' Aaron Young on Friday, 12 February, astrophysicist Dr Katie Mack says it will set off an avalanche of scientific discoveries in the years to come.

Australia's Nullarbor Plain is one of the driest landscapes in the country, but new research suggests it was once forest that received up to four times as much rain as it gets now.

Victorians are being urged to help nature adapt to new conditions under climate change through a new 10-point guide.

University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Professor Glyn Davis has paid tribute to members of the University community named in this year’s Australia Day honours.

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineers from the Melbourne School of Engineering have discovered a new way to deliver carbon dioxide to microalgae, which in turn, can be harvested to make renewable fuels such as biodiesel.

New research out of the University of Melbourne suggests that when it comes to good leadership at the Olympic level, age trumps physical stature.

The University of Melbourne has made a record number of first-round offers for its Bachelor of Agriculture program in 2016, with almost 200 domestic students invited to enrol this academic year.

Researchers have discovered a record 20 new fish species while conducting fieldwork in the remote Kimberley, unveiling it as Australia's most biodiverse region for freshwater fish.

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