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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.

If you're concerned about over-indulging and over-heating this holiday season, then spare a thought for our four-legged friends.

Australian cities support a remarkable number of threatened species, new research shows, with Sydney boasting the most, at 126 species.

The female raft spider – often accused of indiscriminate aggression for cannibalising her potential suitors – is actually testing the worth of her mates, a new study suggests.

A University of Melbourne research team is one step closer to developing a one-shot vaccine to guard against a deadly human brain disease, with the potential to save thousands of lives.

The Hon Andrew Robb AO MP, Federal Member for Goldstein and Minister for Trade and Investment will give the keynote address at today’s graduation ceremony for veterinary and agricultural science students at the University of Melbourne.

China's pledge to reduce global warming has helped add to the air of optimism surrounding the COP21 summit in Paris, Dr Peter Christoff has said, in this interview with Sky News on Friday, November 27.

United States epidemiologist and toxicologist Dr Devra Davis is in Melbourne to share her knowledge on the biological impacts of mobile phones.

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