Media Releases : Archive
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[ 31 Jan 2002 ]
Uni's microprobes make their MARC in Europe
The University's Microanalytical Research Centre (MARC) has boosted its international reputation with the sale of another of its state-of-the-art high-energy ion beam microscopes.
[ 30 Jan 2002 ]
Antarctic trek to unlock secrets of climate, mineral origins
An Australian-German scientific expedition to Antarctica's remote Prince Charles Mountains hopes to find answers to the impacts Antarctica could have on sea levels and the world's climate from global warming.
[ 22 Jan 2002 ]
Forest management condemning old growth, timber industry
Australia's management of its native forests threatens the future of both the old growth forests and Australia's billion dollar timber industry, suggests new University of Melbourne research.
[ 12 Jan 2002 ]
Higher education is still a good investment
The average university graduate - over a lifetime - will be around $400,000 better off in today's terms than a high school graduate.
[ 11 Jan 2002 ]
University of Melbourne stays top in research funding
The University of Melbourne has maintained its position as Australia's leading research university with funding approaching the $100 million mark, based on the Federal Government's Block Research Funding benchmark for university research performance.
[ 10 Jan 2002 ]
Scientist bias helping cause mass extinction
Scientific bias towards the cute, unique or spectacular may be helping condemn a substantial proportion of the world's plants and animals to extinction, suggests an Australian ecologist.
[ 9 Jan 2002 ]
Yabby robots on Mars
University of Melbourne scientists are using the humble Australian yabby as their inspiration to help build miniature robots for NASA's exploration of Mars.