Queensland University of Technology

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Xavier Amouroux, Queensland University of Technology

W100 Representative

Xavier Amouroux
Executive Director, Marketing and Communication


Xavier Amouroux joined the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia, in 2017 as Associate Director, Digital Marketing.

In 2019, Xavier became Executive Director, Marketing and Communication. Xavier is responsible for leading an integrated department covering Domestic and International Student Recruitment, Media Relations and Internal Communications, Brand and Digital Marketing.

Since end 2020, supporting the university’s strategic plan, he oversees the centralization of brand, marketing, communication and student recruitment across several teams of marketing and communications professionals.

Senior marketing leader, Xavier has 20 years’ experience developing successful marketing and communication strategies in Australia and Europe. He has experience in both private and public sectors across higher education, governmental organisations, and financial services.

Previously, he was the Head of Brand and Digital Communications for Credit Agricole Group. Based in Paris, he worked across several financial markets in Europe. He had the supervision of a portfolio of major banking brands (Credit Agricole, BforBank, LCL).

In 2009, Xavier developed the branding and launch of a new fully online bank, BforBank, designed as the first premium online bank in France. He was then responsible for customer acquisition marketing.

Formerly, he worked with the French Department of Foreign Affairs as Commercial Attache for the French Embassy in Denmark (Copenhagen).

Holding dual citizenship, Australian and French, Xavier graduated with an Executive Master’s degree in Marketing Management from ESSEC Business School in Paris and a BA in Communications and Political Science from the University of Warwick (UK) and the University of Bordeaux (France).

QUT is a major Australian university with a global reputation and a ‘real world’ focus. Their courses equip students and graduates with the skills they need for the world of today and tomorrow. They are an ambitious institution, with a rapidly growing research output focused on technology and innovation. The Times Higher Education 2020 ranked QUT in the top 180 universities in the world and the best young university in Australia.

The university’s strategic plan, Blueprint 6, establishes QUT as ‘the university for the real world’, and charts our provision of transformative education and research that is relevant to our communities.

With approximately 50,000 students, QUT places a premium on the national and international accreditation of our professional degrees. They are transforming the learning experience and embed work-integrated learning in courses and have a strong focus on developing entrepreneurial skills. They offer academic programs in fields spanning business, creative industries, education, engineering, health, law, science, and social justice across five faculties.

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A real-world
university

The Brisbane campuses of QUT are situated on the land of the Turrbal and Yugara people. As thought leaders in the wider Australian community, QUT know it is beyond time to properly attend to the Indigenous context. Their ‘Blueprint’ has a strong focus on ensuring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voices are heard, through increasing the Indigenous Australian staff and research focus and further developing Indigenous Australian researchers. It is also committed to increasing the indigenous student intake and providing dedicated support to Indigenous students.

As well as their indigenous commitment the university also offers a more global outlook. QUT partners with over 200 top universities in 43 countries around the world and is home to over 9,000 international students.

QUT Business School’s agreement with the MIT Sloan School of Management is a strategic collaboration that provides our students and staff with multiple advantages including academic exchange, an immersion program for MBA and EMBA students while access to MIT’s global entrepreneurial networks enhances our entrepreneurship program.

Purpose & Priorities

  • Purpose: To provide transformative education and research relevant to our communities
  • Priorities:
    • Aspiration & Inclusion
    • Creativity and Entrepreneurship
    • Digital Transformation & Technology
    • Health & Wellbeing
    • Indigenous Australian Engagement, Success, and Empowerment
    • Professional Engagement & Ethical Leadership
    • Sustainability & The Environment

Ranked 1st in Australia for Media and Communications (QS)

$92M+

Total research income in 2019

2,954

Research outputs in 2019

QUT has been named one of the fastest rising universities in the world, and top in Australia, for scientific research in the 2019’s Nature Index of high-quality research outputs

QUT’s vision is to be the university for the real world and Blueprint 6 (their strategy for the future) outlines their ambitions to provide research relevant to their communities.

The university will:

  • prioritise partnerships and the quality of their research outputs to enhance their reputation, relevance, and impact
  • facilitate co-creation and co-authorship, and focus on the real-world difference their research can make
  • ensure their research outputs remain trusted and respected by upholding the highest standards of ethics and integrity.

With the support of their executive leadership, the university is ensuring that women in science, technology, engineering, maths, and medicine (STEMM) receive every opportunity to succeed.

QUT are also dedicated to sponsoring increased Indigenous research participation among their research students and academics.

At the university’s Kelvin Grove campus, the Creative Industries Precinct provides outstanding studio spaces for the performance disciplines while the Education Precinct demonstrates QUT’s commitment to technology and the digital world.

Well known for their strong links to industry and government, the high impact of QUT’s research which involves multidisciplinary teams can be seen across areas as diverse as climate change mitigation, digital media, materials science, and biomedical innovation.


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University of wollongong

University of Wollongong

Emily Osborne Wollongong

W100 Representative

Emily Osborne
Director, Strategic Marketing & Communications


Emily is responsible for the vision and leadership in the development and implementation of marketing and communication strategies to advance the University’s reputation. This includes strategies to engage the University’s audiences for student recruitment, research and academic positioning, stakeholder support, and internal communication.

Emily also provides counsel to the University’s senior leadership team on strategic issues related to marketing and communications and works closely with senior administration, including Deans and Divisional Directors to ensure continuity and coordination of key strategic messages and strategies.

University of wollongong

Located just an hour and a half from Sydney, the University of Wollongong, Australia (UOW) boasts an impressive ranking of being among the best 20 modern universities in the world – as well as being placed in the top 250 of universities globally. It is home to over 35,000 students.

UOW has an excellent international reputation for teaching standards and has an exceptional record of getting graduates job-ready. In fact, UOW is ranks among the top 1% for graduate quality in QS World University Graduate Employers survey.

UOW welcomes almost 6000 international students each year to its campuses in Australia, and offers world-class education at its network of campuses and partners in the UAE, Hong Kong, Malaysia, China and Singapore.

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A truly global university

UOW is an international network of campuses and regional learning centres. Together with our partners, we are a strong and connected presence in our communities, providing strategic opportunities for collaboration and innovation generation. 

We’ve developed key research partnerships and collaborations with universities, institutes, governments, industry and researchers across Australia and internationally to tackle some of the biggest issues facing the planet. 

From understanding and adapting to climate change, to confronting the medical challenges of our times, or helping the world nourish its growing population, our approach is based on the premise that solving the world’s problems is best done collectively. 

Strategy and Values

  • To inspire a better future through education, research, and partnership
  • Intellectual openness: We are driven and determined, yet collegial and ethical in all that we do. We are always looking to serve our communities and share our knowledge and expertise with them for mutual betterment.
  • Excellence and dedication: We work tirelessly to excel in our research and education, and to address complex, real-world problems in partnership with our communities
  • Empowerment and academic freedom: We celebrate the freedom to have different opinions and different ideas. We encourage the asking of difficult questions and the discovery of innovative solutions
  • Mutual respect and diversity: We aspire to set the standard for inclusiveness, diversity, and equity. We welcome – and benefit from – the diversity of our communities within Australia and internationally. We will continue to champion Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Reconciliation
  • Recognition and performance: We celebrate the hard work and dedication of our staff, and recognize and reward their achievements. We expect all our staff to meet the challenges of our changing world by seizing opportunities that deliver continuous improvement

Ranked in the top 1% of world universities

5*

For research quality

$69.5m

HERDC research income received (2018)

To confront the challenges of a rapidly changing world, UOW research is focused on supporting the best intellectual and technical talent to force change for good. From next-gen materials engineering in medicine to social transformation over the lifecycle, our research is purposeful and positive. 

Australia (ERA) 2018 

90% of UOW disciplines that were assessed in the most recent ERA in 2018 were rated ‘At’, ‘Above’ or ‘Well above world standard’, based on results at the 4-digit FOR code level. 

More than 73% of assessed disciplines were rated as ‘Above’ or ‘Well above world standard’, based on results at the 4-digit FOR code level. 

The number of UOW disciplines rated as “Well above world standard” has more than tripled since 2012. 

Research and Engagement Impact (EI) 2018 

95% of UOW’s disciplines were rated as ‘High’ or ‘Medium’ for research impact. 

UOW ranked equal 7th out of 40 universities by number of ‘High’ and ‘Medium’ rated impact case studies and ranked equal 16th out of 40 universities by number of ‘High’ rated impact case studies. 


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University of Newcastle Australia

University of Newcastle Australia

TRACY CHALK

W100 Representative

Tracy Chalk
Chief Marketing Officer


A senior leader specialising in strategic and structural transformation, Tracy joined the University of Newcastle as the Chief Marketing Officer overseeing the centralisation of brand, marketing, communication and student recruitment. This role followed two years at the University of the West of England where she led a complex transformation of marketing, communication, internal engagement, alumni relations and philanthropy. Tracy entered the Higher Education sector at The Australian National University where she spent seven years leading development of the University’s brand and marketing strategies.

The achievements Tracy covets most include working with the Australian Prime Minister’s Office as the principle brand strategist for APEC Australia 2007, helping shape Canberra’s city brand through the Chief Minister’s Strategic Brand Advisory Board and the Canberra Convention Bureau Board, and helping change the lives of students by encouraging them to take up further study.

University of Newcastle Australia

At the University of Newcastle Australia, our students and researchers are working to solve the world’s great challenges.

For over 50 years, we have made it our mission to deliver superior education to talented students from all walks of life. Our degrees are shaped around global learning, work placements and entrepreneurial approaches to develop the problem-solvers and innovators of the future.

With state-of-the-art facilities, we offer innovative and inspiring approaches to delivering education across all of our locations – Newcastle (Callaghan), Newcastle CBD, Central Coast, Sydney, Port Macquarie and Singapore. With over 37,000 students, the University’s learning community is vibrant and dynamic, providing students and researchers a world-class academic experience and a diverse professional, cultural and social learning environment.

The University of Newcastle is ranked 207 in the world by QS World University Rankings 2020. Seven of our subjects were ranked in the world’s top 150 by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019.

The University of Newcastle’s world-leading research and innovation creates new thinking, new ideas and new breakthroughs, not just in Australia, but around the globe. We’re proud that our researchers are among the world’s best. The significance of our research is reflected in the Australian Government’s Excellence in Research Australia assessment, which awarded the University the highest possible ‘5’ rating across 22 research fields, placing us in the top eight Australian universities for research quality ‘well above world standard.’

At the University of Newcastle, we are committed to equity, excellence and social justice. We are recognised as the number 1 University in social equity in NSW by Good Universities Guide.

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Making an impact within its own region,
throughout Australia and across the globe

The University of Newcastle works with many international partners to drive our research success and advance our global reputation.

We participate in Fulbright Programs and International Research Visiting Fellowships and are members of the University Industry Innovation Network, the Australia-Germany Joint Research Cooperation Scheme, the Australia Africa University Network and in the Leadership Circle of the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centres (GCEC).

We have over 180 Partnerships in 32 countries for student exchange and study abroad programs.

Strategy and Values

  • To be a world-leading university for our regions
  • To deliver an exceptional student experience, preparing graduates for life in an increasingly interconnected society
  • To serve our regions by taking research that matters to the world and bringing our global expertise home
  • Values
    • Excellence
    • Equity
    • Engagement
    • Sustainability

A passion for excellence and discovery

95%

Of research is at or above 'world standard'

$100.8m

Annual research income

Our flagship research institutes not only support cross-disciplinary research – they also help ensure our discoveries are translated to create real-world impact.

The Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) is a multidisciplinary partnership between the University of Newcastle, Hunter New England Local Health District and the community. It provides a unique environment for researchers and clinicians to work together to develop innovative solutions to community health needs. From neuroscience and mental health, through to cancer, reproductive health, respiratory disease, and more, the research carried out at HMRI leads to better clinical care, more competitive commercial products, and improved healthcare guidelines.

The Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER) leads the way in research that improves energy production, storage, and distribution. The $30 million research facility is on a scale unmatched by any other university in Australia and brings together over 300 university researchers to work with community and industry partners in the areas of sustainable energy production and use.

The University recognises its strongest research groups by designating them as a Priority Research Centre (PRC). Achieving PRC status is a highly competitive process. Today, we have PRCs in areas ranging from stroke and brain injury to geotechnical science and engineering, chemical biology, healthy lungs, teaching and more.


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University of New South Wales (UNSW)

University of New South Wales (UNSW)

W100 Representative

Fiona Docherty
Vice President - External Engagement


Fiona Docherty is responsible for UNSW’s International, Marketing & Communications Service, which has been created to better support the realisation of UNSW’s strategy through stronger student recruitment, international partnership development, and global profiling activity. As Vice-President, External Relations Fiona leads this new and evolving service, supporting the President and Vice-Chancellor to deliver UNSW’s 2025 Strategic Plan and providing leadership across the following areas:

  • Recruitment of future students to UNSW full degree and alliance programs, ensuring UNSW becomes ‘Australia’s Global University’ through the size and diversity of its student body
  • Support for the development of a small number of strategic international partnerships which enhance our ability to address contemporary challenges and make a positive impact in Australia and around the world
  • Strengthening of the University’s branding, communications, and marketing strategy, ensuring that UNSW’s mission and values are projected effectively, both locally and internationally, through PR and events.

In 2012, Fiona became Pro Vice-Chancellor, International at UNSW. Since then, UNSW has grown its international student community to 14,500; ranked first in Australia for graduating students with international experience; seen international student satisfaction rise above 90%, and joined two new international networks (GlobalTech Alliance and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities).

Graduating from the University of Glasgow in 1990, Fiona worked for arguably the UK’s most admired and progressive family business, Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate, becoming the company’s youngest director responsible for: corporate communications, sales, marketing, and community outreach programs in the UK and in countries like Ethiopia, India, and Brazil. Fiona was also a formative member of the UK’s Ethical Tea Partnership.

University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Established in 1949 with a unique focus on the scientific, technological and professional disciplines, University of New South Wales (UNSW) is a leading Australian university committed to making a difference through pioneering research and preparing the next generation of talented global citizens for career success.

University of New South Wales (UNSW) has a proud tradition of sustained innovation, focusing on areas critical to our future – from climate change and renewable energies to lifesaving medical treatments and breakthrough technologies. In the social sciences, UNSW research informs policy and expert commentary in key issues facing society ranging from human rights and constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians to public health and population ageing.

UNSW offers an extensive range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs. We attract talented students from across Australia and around the world. Our 50,000-plus students come from 128 countries, making us one of Australia’s most cosmopolitan universities. Our emphasis on quality continues to push up entry standards with record demand from the State’s top school leavers.

The main UNSW campus is located on a 38 hectare site at Kensington, seven kilometres from the centre of Sydney. Other major campuses are Art & Design in Paddington and UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy.

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We are a powerhouse of cutting-edge
research, teaching and innovation

UNSW Australia is a founding member of the Group of Eight – a coalition of Australia’s leading research-intensive universities – and the prestigious Universitas 21 international network. We are the only Australian member of the Global Alliance of Technological Universities; a member of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU); and a partner of Coursera, the largest provider of MOOCs in the world. With internationally recognised and award-winning academic staff, we have an impressive standing in global league tables, achieving our highest ratings for research, innovation and facilities.

Mission and vision

  • To be a world-class, world-changing university.
  • To bring inspiring people together and create a world-class environment for learning and research, empowering staff and students alike to discover and share knowledge that can change the world.

Ranked in the top 1% of world universities

4,485

Higher degree research students

$550m

Annual research income

University of New South Wales (UNSW) has a strong reputation for research excellence.  Through this excellence, the focus is on continuing to increase UNSW’s research contribution both regionally and globally.

At UNSW Sydney we are passionate about research, changing lives and achieving global impacts.

We strive to meet tomorrow’s challenges and are an acknowledged world leader in photovoltaics, HIV/AIDS research and quantum computing.

Our strengths:

  • Biomedical sciences
  • Water, climate, environment and sustainability
  • Next generation materials and technologies
  • Social policy, government and health policy
  • ICT, robotics and devices
  • Law, business and economics
  • Fundamental and enabling sciences
  • Contemporary humanities and creative arts
  • Defence and security


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The University of Sydney

The University of Sydney

Kirsten Andrews

W100 Representative

Kirsten Andrews
Vice Principal, External Relations


Kirsten Andrews has worked at The University of Sydney since 2013, gaining the role of Vice Principal, External Relations in 2022. Prior to the role of Vice-Principal, Kirsten worked as Vice-Chancellor’s Chief of Staff and Director of Media and Government Relations at the university.

Among her many achievements, she is responsible for transforming the University’s media engagement approach and has been instrumental in ensuring a smooth leadership transition during a time of great complexity for the institution.

Prior to joining the University, she held senior positions in government and the not-for-profit sector, including at the National Heart Foundation, as Chief of Staff to a federal minister, and Deputy Director of Communications to the Premier of New South Wales.

The University of Sydney

The University of Sydney is one of the world’s leading, comprehensive research and teaching universities – consistently ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world. It is ranked in the top 50 engineering and technology universities in the world and consistently ranked in the world’s top 25 universities for humanities and social sciences by the Times Higher Education. Sydney Medical School is one of the highest-ranked medical schools in the Asia-Pacific region and our Business School’s Master of Management program is ranked number one in Australia by the Financial Times.

The University of Sydney is committed to the transformative power of education and to fostering greater knowledge and understanding of the world. Our aim is to make lives better not just by producing leaders of society, but by equipping our people with leadership qualities so they can serve all of our communities at every level.

As a leader in tertiary education, we have been challenging traditions for more than 160 years. We were one of the first universities in the world to admit students solely on academic merit and to open our doors to women on the same basis as men. In creating the first university in Australia in 1850, our founders recognized the power of education to change society. We hold that belief just as strongly today.

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Challenging traditions for
more than 160 years

We work in collaboration with Australian and international partners to find solutions to some of the world’s most complex problems.

As a central part of its international strategy, the University is committed to fostering partnerships with other leading institutions and promoting mobility of students and staff. Our partners include some of the world’s leading universities, and with them, we take part in research collaborations and academic exchanges. These include more than 60 research collaborations and networks with partners in Asia and India.

We also have more than 280 student exchange partners in Asia, Canada, Israel, Scandinavia, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Western Europe. In 2014, we signed a new partnership agreement with one of Europe’s leading humanities institutions, Sciences Po, which allows students to split four years of study between one of three Sciences Po campuses and Sydney.

Key values:

  • Courage and creativity
  • Respect and integrity
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Openness and engagement

Regularly ranked in the world’s top 50 universities

90+

Research Centres

500+

Research partners

Our research strategy is to nurture disciplinary excellence while enabling delivery of solutions to real‑world 21st-century problems. Our research community includes more than 1300 research staff and almost 5000 research students. We are home to 75 research centres and three National Health and Medical Research Council Centres of Excellence, and a member of 10 Cooperative Research Centres.

In the Australian Government’s Excellence in Research for Australia benchmarking exercise, more than 75% of academic fields of research at the University performed above or well above world standard.

Our research is driven by the big picture. We take a problem and look at it from all angles by bringing together the world’s most talented researchers in multidisciplinary teams. We have committed substantial support and large‑scale investment to help them explore new frontiers of knowledge in areas of national and global importance. The work undertaken by a few of our multidisciplinary centres illustrates the potential of this approach.

The Charles Perkins Centre is tackling some of the greatest health challenges humanity has ever faced: obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and related conditions. The centre brings together outstanding minds to improve our understanding of the impact of diverse factors on these conditions, including psychological makeup, education, cultural norms, economic pressures, the built environment, and the agricultural and food industries.

The Brain and Mind Research Institute brings together patients, support groups and frontline carers with scientists and clinicians. The institute’s diverse research programs include healthy brain ageing, youth mental health and molecular neuroscience.


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The University of Melboune

The University of Melbourne

Siobhan Forbes

W100 Representative

Siobhan Forbes
Executive Director Marketing and Communications


Siobhan Forbes joined the University of Melbourne in July 2017.

Siobhan has experience in the public and commercial sectors, most recently within financial services at National Australia Bank. She has also worked with the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Employment, Education and Training, Telstra, Michelin, Transport Accident Commission, Australia Post, and Transurban, among others. She has held non-executive positions with the Australasian Shared Services Association, the Breast Cancer Institute, and St Brigid’s. Siobhan is also co-founder of a company specialising in measurement and development of social intelligence.

The University of Melboune

The University of Melbourne enjoys an outstanding reputation with world ranking consistently placing us as Australia’s leading comprehensive research-intensive university, and one of the world’s top 50 universities.

Melbourne attracts the best and brightest students and researchers. We collaborate with a wide range of organisations to achieve positive research outcomes with global impact. And, with a history of over 160 years, we occupy a special place at the heart of our city’s cultural scene, as home to a number of museums, galleries and performing arts organisations.

Our researchers are at the forefront of international scholarship in fields as diverse as human rights law, climate change, telecommunications and medical research. Among our many distinguished academics are Nobel Laureate, Professor Peter Doherty and Laureate Professor, Professor Peter Singer.

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Making a positive impact across the globe

The University of Melbourne maintains over 200 agreements for academic cooperation and exchange with leading universities around the globe.  It is a member of Universitas 21 and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities.  The University also has the largest inbound and outbound student exchange program in Australia, with over 140 exchange partners from 37 countries.

Through implementation of their  International Strategy 2017-2020, The University  has developed engagement plans for three countries in the Asian region:  India, Indonesia and China. 

Mission and vision

The University of Melbourne strive to be:

  • Known for service to the nation, recognising the responsibilities inherent in our role as a leader in higher education
  • Consistently ranked among the top 40 universities globally
  • The Australian university of choice for the most talented students and scholars worldwide
  • Known for research and impact, underpinned by a comprehensive and world-leading discipline base
  • Renowned for delivering learning and teaching programs that transform talented students into thoughtful and accomplished graduates
  • Supportive of, and provide opportunities for, students from all cultures and all backgrounds to successfully participate in the educational, cultural and social life of the University
  • Renowned for achieving student satisfaction and graduate outcomes comparable to the best universities in the world
  • Fully engaged in the life, culture and aspirations of Melbourne and the regions we serve
  • Recognised as a leader in embedding sustainability in all aspects of the University’s operations, teaching and learning, research and engagement
  • Deeply connected with business, government and community, using our campus precincts to attract partners with whom we can have mutually beneficial research, learning and teaching, and engagement relationships.

Ranked #7 worldwide for graduate employability

100+

Research centres and institutes

$474m

Annual research income

Research at Melbourne is guided by its research and research training strategy Research @ Melbourne: Ensuring Excellence and Impact to 2025. The strategy commits the University to pursue three Grand Challenges as a public-spirited, research-intensive institution:

  • understanding place and purpose
  • fostering health and wellbeing
  • supporting sustainability and resilience.

The University maintains a comprehensive research base across a broad range of disciplines. This comprehensive approach provides a critical advantage in tackling diverse research questions from a range of perspectives while maintaining preparedness for unknown challenges and opportunities. The interdisciplinary Melbourne Research Institutes bring together researchers from across the University to tackle key societal issues and challenges in innovative ways:

  • Institute for a Broadband Enabled Society (IBES)
  • Melbourne Energy Institute (MEI)
  • Melbourne Neuroscience Institute (MNI)
  • Melbourne Social Equity Institute (MSEI)
  • Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute (MSSI)
  • Melbourne Material Institute (MMI)
  • Melbourne School of Government (MSoG)

At Parkville, the University serves as the dynamic hub of the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct – the largest cluster of medical researchers in Australia. Through initiatives such as the Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, the Melbourne Brain Centre, and the Comprehensive Cancer Centre, the University is deeply involved with precinct partners, such as the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, the Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute, Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Melbourne Health, and the many hospitals in the area, striving to find ways to improve the health of Australians and to discover new treatments and procedures.


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