University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne was established in 1853 in Parkville, Victoria, Australia. Today the University of Melbourne has over 36,600 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. The university's Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Melbourne School of Engineering, Faculty of Science and Biotechnology are regarded highly among world-wide universities. The University of Melbourne is ranked in the very top 100 of world-wide universities for its academic programs and is noted for its numerous Rhodes Scholars and a recent Nobel Prize recipient.

Address
Media Office Victoria 3010 Australia
E-mail
dsquires@unimelb.edu.au
Some content from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA

New research reveals why VET pays off

Students who complete vocational education and training (VET) courses have better job prospects and can earn up to 25 percent more than those who leave school early and don't have a higher qualification, according to new ...

dateNov 17, 2016 in Social Sciences
shares2 comments 0

Australians waiting for the Tiger mosquito

A swarm of mosquitoes is an accident waiting to happen. But perhaps the bigger issue facing Australia isn't so much whether the mosquitoes here are swarming, but rather whether a certain "tiger" mosquito lurking just to the ...

dateOct 31, 2016 in Ecology
shares6 comments 0

Improving half the world's diet

The humble rice grain is the staple food for billions of people throughout the developing world, but there is little nutritional value in the grain beyond providing carbohydrates for energy.

dateOct 31, 2016 in Biotechnology
shares23 comments 0