No country, no rights, no hope
Millions of people worldwide are stateless, leaving them vulnerable to human rights abuses. The issue needs more attention, say University of Melbourne experts.
The genes that turn malaria into a killer
University of Melbourne experts have discovered a group of proteins associated with the deadliest forms of malaria; this finding could help protect children.
The chemical warfare against bacterial superbugs
University of Melbourne research into chemically-altering old forgotten antibiotics is helping to open a new front in the critical war against drug resistance.
How robots can reach out
University of Melbourne research looks at how robots in the future could free up carers of patients with early onset dementia for more emotional interaction
The science behind Novichok
As the British government accuses Russia of stockpiling Novichok, a University of Melbourne expert looks at what makes the Soviet-era nerve agent so deadly.
No safe place to stay
There is not enough government support for securing safe, permanent housing for survivors of intimate partner violence, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Friends in need are friends indeed
Groups of friends, not a single best friend, boosts the resilience of kids in the face of bullying says Murdoch Children's and University of Melbourne research.
A winning political vision
Dean Smith and Vonda Malone are the winners of the McKinnon Prize for Political Leadership with the University of Melbourne - recognising visionary leaders.
Using virtual reality to treat real-world injuries
The CAREN system, a biomechanical technology that uses virtual reality, is helping University of Melbourne researchers to treat, and even prevent, injuries.
A brief history of Hawking’s scientific legacy
Stephen Hawking left a legacy to science; a University of Melbourne expert looks at what he left behind, from gravitational waves to imaginary time.