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.
Melting sea ice major cause of warming in Arctic, new study reveals
Melting sea ice has been shown to be a major cause of warming in the Arctic according to a University of Melbourne, Australia study.
Who are we sharing the planet with? Millions less species than previously thought
(PhysOrg.com) -- New calculations reveal that the number of species on Earth is likely to be in the order of several million rather than 10's of millions. The findings, from a University of Melbourne-led study, are based ...
How do we talk about our town?
University of Melbourne researchers have developed a mobile phone game that will help ensure computers better understand the way we talk about our towns.
Our eye position betrays the numbers we have in mind, new study
It will be harder to lie about your age or your poker hand after new research by the University of Melbourne, Australia has revealed that our eye position betrays the numbers we are thinking about.
Scientists use frogs to battle superbugs
(PhysOrg.com) -- Nuclear scientists using frogs in a battle against superbugs might sound like some kind of 1980s computer game – but it’s actually scientific research underway right now.
Galileo's notebooks may reveal secrets of new planet
Galileo knew he had discovered a new planet in 1613, 234 years before its official discovery date, according to a new theory by a University of Melbourne physicist.
Adolescent boys more prone to delinquency without a father
(PhysOrg.com) -- Adolescent boys are more prone to delinquency if they do not have a father figure in their lives, a University of Melbourne study has found, while adolescent girls seem unaffected by the presence or absence ...
Self interested managers more likely to manipulate the books: study
(Phys.org) -- Accounting manipulation occurs more often in firms that have a work culture that is centered on self-interest, according to a joint University of Melbourne and Tilburg University study.
First study to link earlier butterfly emergence with climate change
Butterflies are emerging in spring over 10 days earlier than they did 65 years ago, a shift that has been linked to regional human-induced climate change in a University of Melbourne- led study. The work reveals for the first ...
Nowhere to hide: Some species are unable to adapt to climate change due to their genes
Species living in restricted environments such as the tropics may lack adequate variation in their genes and be unable to adapt to climate change, according to a new study.