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  1. 13 January 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Crowdsourcing the problem of low back pain

    University of Melbourne research finds that crowdsourcing information from people who suffer low back pain can provide other sufferers with much-needed support.

  2. 11 January 2019 - Go Figure

    Why do some people believe the Earth is flat?

    Although science says the Earth is round, there are some people around who still think it's flat; two University of Melbourne experts look at why.

  3. 8 January 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Ending anaemia in the developing world

    Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and University of Melbourne are leading trials to test the the efficacy of iron supplements to beat anaemia in developing world.

  4. 7 January 2019 - Go Figure

    The I’m-trying-to-get-around-you dance explained

    Two people walk towards each other, both try and get out of the way - suddenly, they’re doing the ‘sidewalk salsa'; two University of Melbourne experts explain.

  5. 4 January 2019 - Legal Affairs

    When sports chatter becomes social commentary

    From sandpapered cricket balls to domestic violence, 2018 reminded us sport can be a prism to confront social issues says University of Melbourne expert

  6. 4 January 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Gearing up against skin cancer

    From mole-mapping and imaging, to new drug treatments, the way we diagnose and treat skin cancers is being revolutionised says a University of Melbourne expert.

  7. 3 January 2019 - Education

    Adapting yourself to take action on the environment

    Wanting to take action on climate change and the environment is the easy bit, doing it is harder. Here a University of Melbourne expert outlines an action model

  8. 3 January 2019 - Humanities

    Rome’s Augustus and the allure of the strongman

    The Roman emperor Augustus is often held up as a model statesman, but a University of Melbourne expert warns admirers should be careful what they wish for.

  9. 1 January 2019 - Under the Microscope

    Discoveries that blew our minds in 2018: Part Two

    This year was a big year for research - we asked University of Melbourne experts to review some of the amazing research, discoveries and big thinking of 2018.

  10. 31 December 2018 - Under the Microscope

    Discoveries that blew our minds in 2018: Part One

    This year was a big year for research - we asked University of Melbourne experts to review some of the amazing research, discoveries and big thinking of 2018.