University of Melbourne Magazine

At ­first blush they may seem a little macabre, but the exhibits in the University’s Anatomy Museum provide a great teaching resource – and the odd mystery.

Nathaniel Swain credits studying Japanese with kick-starting his passion for speech and language.

The University of Melbourne is one of Australia’s major research organisations, with expenditure second only to the CSIRO, and the largest cohort of research students in Australia.

It’s called ED. The place people instinctively turn to when they are injured or suddenly ill, and where the doctors are ready for anything.

Regular exercise in middle age is the best lifestyle change a person can make to prevent cognitive decline in the later years.

A striking new building gives Melbourne’s renowned medical and research precinct a fitting entrance.

Lynette Phuong has travelled to Mongolia to advocate for better public health.

It’s the stuff of science fiction: printers that can create not just plastic or metal objects, but food and even body parts. Bernard Meade (BA, BSc 1996), organiser of the University’s annual 3D printing showcase, explains how this technology will change how we live. Val McFarlane reports.

When disasters strike, forensic scientist Pamela Craig is often one of the first on the scene, using her dental knowledge to identify victims.