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The University of Melbourne has appointed a team of architecture practices, led by Lyons Architecture, to design its $229 million New Student Precinct at its Parkville campus. The team comprises US-based Koning Eizenberg Architecture (led by University of Melbourne alumni Julie Eizenberg and Hank ...
Our team of University of Melbourne researchers collaborated with physiotherapists in three hospitals in Australia and New Zealand to measure the effect of teaching abdominal surgery patients about their surgery and simple techniques, like deep breathing and coughing, to manage the risk of ...

Lyons Architecture will lead a recently-appointed team of architects to design a new student precinct at the University of Melbourne's Parkville campus. The team comprises Koning Eizenberg Architects from the USA, Aspect Studios, Breathe Architecture, NMBW Architecture Studio, Greenaway Architects, ...
Just like the twists and turns in the rivers that drain from the Murray-Darling Basin, so too have the fortunes of Australia's vast inland catchment ebbed and flowed as farmers, irrigators and environmentalists have laid claim to its life-giving streams. And while the future of the plan that seeks an equitable ...
The Guardian Civic Journalism Trust has been established with the Centre for Advancing Journalism in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne to provide funding towards journalism projects that advance public discourse and citizen participation around areas such as the environment, Indigenous ...
The way we diagnose gastrointestinal cancers is about to be revolutionised over the next 5-10 years. New non-invasive techniques and technologies are coming, ranging from DNA testing to biosensing your breath - all of which could be done by a visit to your local doctor. But it is a revolution that can't ...

To address the question of whether the virus is still replicating on ART, I led a team of Melbourne- based researchers from the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity - a joint venture of the University of Melbourne and Royal Melbourne Hospital - to carry out a randomised, double-blind, ...
Despite the original discovery, which was made at the Royal Children's Hospital in collaboration with the University of Melbourne, newborn babies ... Murdoch Children's Research Institute Lead Researcher and University of Melbourne Professor Julie Bines, is a paediatric gastroenterologist at Royal ...
The world's population is ageing, with virtually every country experiencing growth in the number and proportion of older people. It's a fact: Women get better with age. Read more. How do we as a society view ageing, and how does this colour the policies we develop for the elderly? On this episode of The ...
So researchers from Cancer Council Victoria and University of Melbourne have studied more than 35,000 Australians who developed 3283 cases of obesity-related cancers to understand more. What the study found is that people who regularly drink sugary soft drinks are found to be more at risk of several ...
When all that remains of an extinct species is a few precious specimens, dissecting them, even in the name of science, isn't really an option. But by using CT scanning, a technique similar to medical CAT scans but with much higher resolution, researchers from the University of Melbourne and Museums ...
Working with co-researchers, Dr Marcus Carter at the University of Sydney and Associate Professor Martin Gibbs at the University of Melbourne, we found that parents associated a wide range of positives with playing Minecraft. The most commonly mentioned of these was creativity. Parents spoke about the ...
The University of Melbourne has signed a deal with BAE Systems. If secured in Victoria, the contract could be worth an extra $1 billion for the economy, and some MPs say it is a less risky proposition because of the existing level of expertise available. Acting state Trade and Investment Minister Ben Carroll ...
Andrea O'Connor and her University of Melbourne research team are at the forefront of one of the biggest battles in science today. Their development of nanoparticles that can fight some of the most dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria is groundbreaking work, offering a way to fight infections at their ...
A forecasting tool that uses data routinely collected by state health departments could be used to forecast disease in the event of a bioterrorist attack or new influenza pandemic. EpiFX, which was co-developed by researchers at the University of Melbourne and the Defence Science Technology (DST) ...
Undergraduate students must now pass an online course about sexual consent if they want to enrol at the prestigious University of Melbourne. In the wake of a damning Australian Human Rights Commission report into sexual harassment and assault on campuses, Australian universities are rolling out ...
The University of Melbourne confirmed it was trialling the "experimental" workshop in computer science this semester based on advice from previous female student groups. Department of Computing and Information Systems Professor Tim Baldwin said it was about encouraging female students to "stick ...

Recent media discussion about the value of a law degree in preparing graduates for a broad range of careers deserves closer examination. While others have already eloquently argued that a law degree sets graduates up for a career both within and outside the law, the benefits to community from the ...
Undergraduate students must now pass an online course about sexual consent if they want to enrol at the prestigious University of Melbourne. In the wake of a damning Australian human rights Commission report into sexual harassment and assault on campuses, Australian universities are rolling out ...
As early as 1956, eminent University of Melbourne geneticist and evolutionary biologist, Professor Michael White, noted that Keyacris scurra was threatened. We know more about the distribution and biology of this grasshopper than about most other invertebrates thanks to his work. He indicated they were ...
A new study, led by the University of Melbourne's U-Vet Werribee Animal hospital, found the consumption of raw chicken meat increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing condition called acute polyradiculoneuritis (APN) by more than 70 times. Dr Matthias le Chevoir, chief investigator on the project, ...
University of Melbourne study finds link between feeding dogs raw chicken and rare canine paralysis. Mark Dunn, Herald Sun ... FEEDING dogs raw chicken meat, particularly chicken necks, has been linked to a rare but potentially fatal type of canine paralysis, a University of Melbourne study has found.
The University of Melbourne's beating heart is its Parkville campus, 36 hectares rich in history and architecture. Its wealth also lies in its cultural holdings, its art and artefacts. But these are hidden treasures, says Professor Su Baker, its new Pro-Vice Chancellor, Engagement and she plans to change that.
Rhiannan says farming is a bigger industry than she imagined when she started her Bachelor of agriculture at the University of Melbourne three years ago. "There's no one career path," she said. "You can change your career 100 times ... from soil science to plants to marketing. "On the other side, there are ...
Hi Tom, your virtual reality art exhibit is currently showing as part of the international Triennial exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria, alongside work by more than 100 artists and designers from 32 countries. What can people expect from it? Materials is a virtual reality experience that takes place on a ...
Dr Candy, a post-doctoral research fellow in sustainable food systems at the University of Melbourne, was in the city for food security conference. ... Professor Andrew Western is part of the hydrology and Water Resource Group in the University of Melbourne's Department of Infrastructure engineering.
She is also studying a PhD in animal-assisted therapy at Orygen and the University of Melbourne. "Leila might look timid," she says, "but she is incredibly brave. She doesn't read anxiety as a danger, but as a signal that someone needs to hug her. It is a natural behaviour that is enhanced through training.".
As researchers refine the capabilities of bionic eyes, restoring sight to some blind people may be just around the corner. But what are the ethical implications of 'artificial' sight? By Max Slattery, University of Melbourne. Share selection to: Curing blindness - at least in some of its many guises - with a ...
By Kira Clarke, Dr Eric Dommers and Dr George Myconos, University of Melbourne. Share selection to: Almost one in five 15 to 19 year olds in Australia don't complete secondary schooling. This rate varies across the country, but is higher in socio-economically depressed areas, higher in the country than ...
By Ben Rodin, University of Melbourne ... Documenting this speech has significant implications for education and curriculum development in the Northern Territory, with the University of Melbourne researcher suggesting existing programs misinterpret how young children acquire language in the region.
Navicula will be performing live and free at the University of Melbourne on Tuesday 28 November, 2017 in the arts West Building, Level 1 Forum Theatre hosted by the Indonesia Forum and the Faculty of Arts in collaboration with the Herb Feith Foundation. There will be a discussion on the power of music ...
The release of new university attrition data by the federal government begs the question: should universities be held more accountable for their student outcomes, both in terms of completions and graduate employment? Peak body Universities Australia took news of 2016 attrition rates as a positive, noting ...
"The site will host Australia's leading innovation precinct where great minds collide to turn big ideas into pioneering solutions," said Professor Jim McCluskey, deputy vice-chancellor at the University of Melbourne. "Researchers, companies, government bodies and community members from different ...
Singapore - Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC announced on Monday (Nov 20) its participation as a majority investor in a new educational and commercial project in Melbourne, Australia. The other partners in the venture consist of the University of Melbourne, Lendlease and Urbanest, a developer ...
In Australia, designing and building a new housing development often has little to do with its future residents, causing all sorts of liveability ...
I had an amazing lecturer in my undergraduate degree at the University of Melbourne, Associate Professor Barbara Keys. Luckily enough she ...
Associate Professor Schubert and Professor Leo Goedegebuure, Diretor of the LH Martin Institute at the University of Melbourne, are the ...
But Professors Sam Berkovic and Ingrid Scheffer from the University of Melbourne found a genetic basis to specific forms of epilepsy, ...
A 14-storey student accommodation building, housing 656 students, would be built at Carlton's soon-to-be-expanded Lincoln Square under ...
The campaign is a follow up to the University's highly successful 'Made Possible By Melbourne' campaign. The University of Melbourne has ...
The marooning of asylum seekers on Manus Island is the culmination of nearly 30 years of gradual retreat by Australia from its international obligations to refugees. By Ms Claire Loughnan, University of Melbourne. Share selection to: Australia prides itself as a country that abides by and upholds ...
What really appealed about the University of Melbourne was that I could continue doing Japanese, which I had studied at high school. Coming to Melbourne meant I could do Japanese as a breadth subject, but not have to undertake a double degree. And that fits in perfectly with my varied academic ...
SYDNEY - From 2017 to 2019, the University of Melbourne, in Australia's southeastern state of Victoria, is celebrating 100 years of Japanese language education. Although Japanese is the most widely taught foreign language in Australian schools today, the university is only one of two post-secondary ...
By Kathryn Powley, University of Melbourne ... University of Melbourne bioethicist Dr Rosalind McDougall, working with the bioethics team and ...
University of Melbourne researchers from the Learning Environments Applied Research Network (LEaRN) are part of the advisory team behind ...
Cambridge alumnus and research specialist Professor Maskell has been named the new Vice-Chancellor of the University of Melbourne.
University of Melbourne Laureate Professor and Director of the Global Burden of Disease Group at the Melbourne school of population and ...
University of Melbourne ocean engineer, Associate Professor Alessandro Toffoli, recently returned from an expedition to the Antarctic where ...
The right to justice is a cornerstone of the modern legal system, but those with cognitive disabilities can be ruled as 'unfit to plead'. Now a ...
A team of researchers from the University of Melbourne, King Abdullah University of science and technology Saudi Arabia, and the Institute of ...


 

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