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Company Overview of The University of Melbourne

Company Overview

The University of Melbourne is a public university which including 22 discipline-specific faculties and graduate schools. It offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the fields of arts, agriculture, commerce, finance, business administration, economics, engineering, marketing, biomedicine, design, music, health and science, journalism, law, psychology, actuarial science, and urban planning. The University of Melbourne was founded in 1853 and is based in Parkville, Australia.

Grattan Street


Melbourne, VIC 3010


Founded in 1853

7,338 Employees


61 3 9035 5511

Key Executives for The University of Melbourne

Chief Financial Officer and Vice-Principal of Administration & Finance
Head of University Services
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

The University of Melbourne Key Developments

Immuron to Cooperate with Australian Universities on Autism Research

Immuron Limited announced it has formed a strategic partnership with three Australian Research Institutes to understand how the genetic basis underlying Autism Spectrum Disorder relates to changes to the gut, and how Immuron's anti-LPS IMM-124E compound affects changes in mouse models for autism. This understanding will provide information on how alterations in the gut microbiome occur and potentially identify targets for the development of clinical therapies to restore gut balance and improve the quality of life for ASD patients. This Academic collaboration is made up of a cross functional disciplinary scientific team with the capabilities to investigate the brain, the gut and the microbes, and also to translate this research into meaningful patient outcomes. The members of the scientific team are Dr. Elisa Hill (University of Melbourne: Neuroscientist, Gut-Brain axis and Mouse models of Autism), Assoc. Prof. Ashley Franks (La Trobe University: Microbiologist, Microbial communities structures and functions) and Professor Ravi Savarirayan (Murdoch Childrens Research Institute /University of Melbourne: clinical geneticist, paediatrician and translational researcher). The Gastrointestinal (GI) microbiota are well known to influence mood and behaviour. There is growing evidencethat gut bacterial communities (i.e. the microbiota) are altered in patients with ASD, however studies in patients have limitations due to the difficulty in controlling environmental factors. The microbiota in the mouse GI tract is similar to that in humans and studying the microbiome in this model enables environmental factors to be controlled.

The University of Melbourne and Monash University Establish New International Mathematics Research Institute in Australia

The University of Melbourne and Monash University have established MATRIX, a new international mathematics research institute, in Australia. The institute's ambition is to create an environment that generates transformative ideas. It is inspired by discoveries in basic research that eventually contribute to significant applications such as online banking, WIFI and GPS. The launch of MATRIX highlights the importance of mathematical sciences to Australia's prosperity.

NuSep Holdings Ltd to Collaborate with the University of Melbourne to Develop Hydrogel Membranes with Improved Bio-Compatibility and Greater Ability T

On 24 August 2015, NuSep Holdings Ltd. announced that it will collaborate with the University of Melbourne, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering to develop hydrogel membranes with improved bio-compatibility and greater ability to cost-effectively manufacture at large scale.

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