Triaging the terminally ill
Triage in emergency medicine has been around for centuries, but a new tool from University of Melbourne researchers helps triage patients in palliative care .
Treading softly in power diplomacy
Museums have emerged as effective agents of cultural soft power globally, including outside the West, like China and Russia, says University of Melbourne expert
Why are our rainforests burning?
Many may think wet, humid rainforests are unburnable, but bushfires in Australia and the Amazon are proving otherwise, warns a University of Melbourne expert.
How our ‘avian athletes’ could spread influenza
New research including University of Melbourne shows migratory birds are exposed to a pathogenic strain of bird flu before they arrive on Australian shores.
Most Asian-Australians experience discrimination
New research that includes the University of Melbourne finds many Asian-Australians experience discrimination at work; limiting opportunities in leadership.
Bringing ancient Rome to life
What film adaptions of Ancient Rome do historians like the most? We ask four University of Melbourne experts to give us their favourite screen visions of Rome.
The dark matter detective
The University of Melbourne's Professor Elisabetta Barberio is leading groundbreaking Australian research in the hunt for elusive dark matter.
The very human language of AI
Artificial intelligence can be very human-like, even writing poetry; a University of Melbourne expert asks what ethical concerns this raises about the future.
Narcissus and the drawbacks of being a hot teenage boy
The myth of Narcissus isn’t so much about narcissism as about what it is to transgress society's norms of male sexuality, says a University of Melbourne expert
Understanding posttraumatic nightmares
University of Melbourne research on rescripting dreams suggests posttraumatic nightmares are in fact a range of different phenomena needing targeted treatments