Eavesdrop on Experts
Hear researchers obsess, confess and profess – changing the world one experiment, one paper and one interview at a time
Decoding cancer cell communication
Professor Elizabeth Vincan at the University of Melbourne identified the genes in an ancient form of cell-to-cell communication, and a new target against cancer
Being bold in medical research
Professor Fabienne Mackay’s work led to the first new treatment for lupus in over 50 years but there is much more to do and she says researchers need to be bold
What will it be like for teenagers of the future?
Through her research and a new novel, a University of Melbourne psychologist is exploring how teenagers respond to technology and social media in their lives.
Science, society and drug design
After being the first in his family to go to university, biochemist Sir Thomas Blundell has worked in music, local council, medical research and advisor to a PM
Exposing the hepatitis B virus
Professor Peter Revill and Dr Thomas Tu are part of a global effort to find a cure for hepatitis B virus that is making new progress like exposing its blueprint
The artistry of geology
Engineering geologist Michael Webster combined his passion for geology and art, turning geotechnical assessments of Southbank’s Testing Grounds into a 3D model.
Knowledge sharing for health and wellbeing
Gwenda Freeman, University of Melbourne lecturer, is empowering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to contribute to their community's health services.
The oddities of existing things
Lecturer in Islamic Art, Professor Stefano Carboni discusses a key piece of Islamic literature that attempted to catalogue life, universe and everything.
Finding memories in music
University of Melbourne music therapist Professor Felicity Baker uses singing and songwriting to ease the behavioural and emotional symptoms of dementia.