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.
It can take young people up to a decade to secure a stable and meaningful job after leaving secondary school, according to Australia's most comprehensive youth trends study, the Life Patterns project.
Fires are more prevalent on a Tuesday and less likely on a Sunday, according to a new University of Melbourne study, which highlights the dramatic effect humans, religion and culture have on the global climate.
The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Melbourne, concluded that the changing nature of family living situations often led to avoidable conflict.
At the University of Melbourne, a rare, eight-carat diamond has been smashed to smithereens in a bid to discover the secrets of its origin and a potential 'mother lode' of diamonds.
A new research facility launched today will allow scientists and researchers to better understand the relationship between wind, ocean and sky.
Disadvantaged Australians who suffer violence and housing problems, especially both at one point in time, are at higher risk of suffering these problems again at a later point says a new report from the University of Melbourne.
Advertising messages outlining social consequences of problem gambling tend to be more effective than those that show the loss of material possessions or money, says a new report from the University of Melbourne.
The secrets of mozzarella cheese are being unravelled by PhD student Anita Pax.
Has Australia's climate always been so dry? Have the tropical reefs around Australia always been there? What will happen to Australia's climate and reefs in the future?
A new smartphone application is currently being tested by the University of Melbourne to gather accurate travel and activity data.