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We work with industry partners and specialist research institutes exploring solutions to the major challenges of our times.

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A PhD in 200 words! New Graduate Researcher Impact Statements initiative

Learn about the new Graduate Researcher Impact Statement initiative, designed to give current graduate researchers and recently completed PhD candidates an opportunity to start making an impact with their research at the very beginning of their careers.

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Advancing Melbourne

The University of Melbourne’s enduring purpose is to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research.

Advancing Melbourne will enable the University to contribute to advancing the state and national interest and make vital contributions to Australia’s standing on the world stage. We seek to be a leading force in advancing Australia as an ambitious, forward-thinking country while increasing its reputation and influence globally.

Read our 2030 Advancing Melbourne Strategy

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Keep up-to-date with cutting-edge research and insightful commentary by world-leading experts on the University's site for news and opinion – Pursuit.

Researchers unpack the cultural impact of the world's biggest popstar

#SWIFTPOSIUM2024 is an interdisciplinary exploration of Taylor Swift's cultural impact, from her feminism and advocacy to the personal connection she maintains with her devoted community of millions of 'Swifties'.

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