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.
With summer on the way, pet owners are being warned not to let their dogs or cats become one of the estimated thousands of snakebite statistics recorded in Australia each year.
Mark Stevenson, Professor of Urban Transport and Public Health at the Melbourne School of Design, has been awarded an Australian Research Council Linkage Grant of $530,000 to study young drivers aged 18-25 across Victoria ...
A radical new process that allows hydrogen to be efficiently sourced from liquid formic acid could be one step forward in making the dream of hydrogen-powered cars an economic reality.
Scientists can now identify the exact location of a single atom in a silicon crystal, a discovery that is key to greater accuracy in the operation of tomorrow's silicon-based quantum computers.
Warming observed in the Australasian region between 1985-2014 is unusual in the context of the past 1000 years, a landmark study has reported.
'Roses are red and violets are blue' – so says the old poem.
Scientists from he Universities of Melbourne and Queensland and IBM Research have moved a step closer to identifying the nanostructure of cellulose – the basic structural component of plant cell walls that provide fibre ...
New research shows that bearded dragons are able to partition colour change to specific body parts, depending on whether they are responding to temperature or communicating with other lizards.
Plants tell time. Not the way we do – for example, it's 3.40pm, time to pick up the kids. But like animals, plants can sense that winter is coming and it's time to drop leaves.
Unique sections of coral DNA can indicate a higher tolerance to environmental stress, researchers have revealed for the first time.