Rising global flood risk demands action
By 2100 tens of millions more people and trillions of dollars more of the world economy will be at risk of flooding, University of Melbourne researchers warn.
Identifying the ‘Paris-End’ of town
Good urban design can help enhance our health; new University of Melbourne research uses ‘big data’ to explore how Australian cities compare globally.
Investing in social housing during a pandemic
University of Melbourne experts say Australia needs a National Housing Strategy, as well as funding and policy, to fix our long-term declines in social housing.
Water management? Yes, it’s personal
Water-planning experts shows they have vastly differing risk perceptions, which may reduce the chance of innovative practices being implemented finds U
What can Australia’s pandemic response teach us about bushfire recovery?
Australia’s governments responded rapidly to COVID-19, but the response to our devastating bushfires suffers by comparison says a University of Melbourne expert
Helping dairy cows to beat the heat
Heat stress is a key issue for the dairy industry, but some strategies may help reduce the negative impacts on cows, finds new University of Melbourne research.
Australia’s mountains are still growing
University of Melbourne-led research shows the Eastern Highlands of Victoria have been growing at a rate of 76 metres every million years, and are still going.
COVID-19 is an opportunity to reset our environmental future
COVID-19 is having short-term environmental benefits, but a University of Melbourne expert says it's an opportunity to plan our low or zero net emissions future
Australian homes on the line
As the government focuses on defending Australia’s economy, University of Melbourne research looks at how many people are now at risk of losing their homes.