Alexander Vittouris' model bamboo bike on display at Questacon

Questacon exhibits model bamboo bike by MSLE research student Alexander Vittouris

Ever dreamed of having your work put on display for hundreds of thousands of people to see? Well, Melbourne School of Land and Environment research student Alexander Vittouris has proved it's possible! His concept model of a bamboo Ajiro bicycle is on display at Questacon in Canberra, Australia's national interactive science centre. Alexander is a PhD candidate at the Department of Forest and Ecosystem Science. Click the button below to watch the video.
Watch on YouTube

Master of Agricultural Sciences

Apply now for the new Master of Agricultural Sciences degree starting Semester 1, 2015!

The Master of Agricultural Sciences degree has been specifically structured to give a range of options for students who wish to prepare for jobs and careers in agriculture. There are four major specialisations to choose from: Animal Science, Agribusiness, Crop Production and Food Security. Students will be prepared for jobs in the public, private or not for profit sectors. The University of Melbourne is now accepting applications for Semester 1, 2015.
Read more



Cow in Dookie robotic dairy

Professor Rick Roush: MSLE Merger with the faculties of Science and Veterinary Science

On 25 March 2014, the University's Senior Executive approved a series of proposals that will strengthen research and teaching in Agriculture and consolidate our Geography, Resource Management and Forestry research and teaching programs. Geography, Resource Management and Forestry research and teaching joined an expanded Faculty of Science. The Bachelor of Agriculture and all associated teaching and research activities have moved from our Department of Agriculture and Food Systems into the new Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences.
Read more