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.

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Why we must build low-carbon Australian cities

What would a low carbon future for Australia's major southern cities look like? How could places like Melbourne and Sydney and be transformed by 2040 to achieve an 80 percent reduction in carbon emissions and better deal ...

dateMar 15, 2017 in Environment
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Why apartments fail the heat stress test

If a heatwave hit Melbourne and the power blacked out, most apartment buildings would bake, with indoor temperatures exceeding international health standards, according to a new analysis that calls for Australia to adopt ...

dateMar 15, 2017 in Energy & Green Tech
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Casual jobs can lead to a permanent wage cut

The real hourly wages of men who have a history of casual jobs are generally 10 per cent lower over the long-term than men who have mostly worked in permanent employment, according to new research from the University of Melbourne

dateMar 09, 2017 in Social Sciences
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Cabbies' health the focus of smartphone app trial

Stressed at work? Tired of sitting down? You could go for a run or a long walk, or maybe just lie in a park. But it's not so easy if you are a taxi driver and any time out means missing the chance of a fare. Taxi drivers ...

dateFeb 08, 2017 in Software
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