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Every day, our researchers are working to address some of the world’s greatest challenges, leading important developments in areas as diverse as biomedicine, the environment, neuroscience, culture and the arts. Your generosity helps ensure this vital work continues.
Giving power to possibility
From reducing the spread of COVID-19 to achieving equitable eye health for Indigenous peoples, explore some of the ways your support is helping our researchers to make a real difference.
Visionary donors make scientific discoveries possible
The Australian Institute for Infections Disease (AIID) will deliver unprecedented benefits to Australia and beyond. Targeted philanthropic investment of AU$150 million will create the capacity and infrastructure of a world-leading one-stop hub of excellence in infectious diseases research and pandemic preparedness.
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Preparing for the next big thing in dementia treatment
A collaborative network of 17 Australian research organisations is working to prepare for the rollout of anticipated research and clinical initiatives to tackle one of the leading causes of death in Australia.
Banding together to save a precious marsupial
An ambitious donor-funded breeding program has provided respite for Victoria’s endangered eastern barred bandicoot, giving promise to global conservation efforts in the face of habitation loss and climate change.
Indigenous eye health in focus
Despite the pandemic interrupting plans, the University’s Indigenous Eye Health team is on track to eliminate trachoma and to Close the Gap for Vision.
Pamela Galli AO giving life to medical breakthroughs
Thanks to the vision and generosity of a single donor – Mrs Pamela Galli AO – three distinguished medical specialists from three distinct fields of medical research at the University of Melbourne are harnessing the power of collaboration to share knowledge, push boundaries and save lives.