Animals, Food & You
Veterinary treatment and research, animal health and welfare, the science and economics of food production and farming.
The changing disease climate
As climate change gives tropical diseases new opportunities to spread, University of Melbourne veterinary epidemiologists watch for patterns in animal disease.
Farming the future
From robots and drones, to microwaves and genes, University of Melbourne's agriculture campus at Dookie is tackling the challenges facing a changing farm sector
The jobs of 2027
In 10 years jobs we’re familiar with now will change; University of Melbourne experts look at how technology will revolutionise professions like nursing and law
Mapping Australia’s snakebites for pets
The first-of-its-kind Snakebite Map project, devised by vets at the University of Melbourne, tracks where and when our pets are being bitten around Australia.
The power of recycled poo
A study, led by the University of Melbourne, finds that animal poo does a better job than synthetic fertilisers for many crops and reduces nitrogen pollution.
How a longing for ‘real beer’ turned a hobby into a career
University of Melbourne students can study the art and science of beer brewing, thanks to a passionate lecturer who brews his own English-style ales.
Are these Australia’s happiest dairy cows?
The University of Melbourne's robotic dairy is home to some very happy cows; they decide when they're milked, and even enjoy a back-scratch in the process.
Meet the cow whisperer
The University of Melbourne's own cow whisper is Kenny Oluboyede who oversees the award winning research robotic dairy at Dookie in rural Victoria.
The University of Melbourne's sensory lab monitors conscious and unconscious responses to food, to measure what we really think about what we're eating.