University of Melbourne Magazine

Genetic research is shedding new light on a brain disorder that has long drawn an unfortunate stigma.

As the challenges of providing healthcare in resource-poor settings continue to mount, there is a growing need for medical doctors to be trained in the basics of public health and to play a role in developing effective policy solutions to public health programs.

The June Howqua Prize is awarded annually in memory of its namesake donor, who graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Doctor of Medicine in 1947.

The Australian response to the AIDS crisis was one of the most effective in the world, marked by cooperation between government, community groups, and academic researchers.

Artist Jim Chambliss was recently awarded what we believe is the world’s first PhD in Creative Arts and Medicine by the University of Melbourne.

New projects and bold thinking are helping to raise the Parkville Precinct’s status as a world leader in medical research.