Stuck in the past: Overhauling the governance of Australia’s cities
Australia needs fresh metropolitan governance to tackle complex issues, but a University of Melbourne expert says that's already happening in cities overseas.
Helping care leavers find and connect to their past
Find & Connect, run by the University of Melbourne, is a living online history project that allows people who lived in care to tell their side of the story.
Getting real on strawberry needle risk
Australia's strawberry needle scare is a case of risk perceptions running ahead of the actual risk, explains a University of Melbourne researcher.
Taking a clear look at inequality
Inequality in Australia is relatively stable but pockets of disadvantage need serious attention including job opportunities says University of Melbourne expert
Using chemotherapy to fight malaria
Researchers at the University of Melbourne's Bio21 Institute have discovered chemotherapy can help overcome growing resistance to the antimalarial artemisinin.
What do Gen X and Gen Y worry about most? Climate change.
The latest Life Patterns report from the University of Melbourne shows the environment is the biggest issue of concern for both Gen X and Gen Y.
Truth telling at Garma
The University of Melbourne is partnering with the Yothu Yindi Foundation to build a reconciliation culture for Australians - supporting Indigenous development.
Turning the orchestral tide
University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra travels to Singapore and Shanghai to perform works including Tide, by composer and arranger Alice Humphries.
How music could revolutionise dementia care
An international study, led by the University of Melbourne, is bringing music in as medicine to help treat people with dementia and depression.
Forecasting the cycle of epileptic seizures
New University of Melbourne research confirms most people experience epileptic seizures in cycles, and a new seizure forecasting app can help them plan.