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  1. 14 September 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Exploring the birthplace of monster waves

    A University of Melbourne researcher joined an Antarctic expedition to explore what rogue waves can tell us about the impact of global climate change.

  2. 4 September 2017 - Science Matters

    Recurring fires are threatening the iconic snow gum

    The higher incidence of bushfires in recent years has devastated the snow gum population in the Victorian Alps, University of Melbourne research has found.

  3. 3 September 2017 - Science Matters

    Thunderstorm asthma: Counting pollen to save lives

    With the 2016 thunderstorm asthma event still fresh in our memories, the University of Melbourne provides data to help hay fever sufferers manage their symptoms

  4. Podcast10 August 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Newell’s Renewal

    We visit Newells Paddock in Melbourne's inner west where delegates from the Ecocity 2017 World Summit are planting shrubs to rehabilitate the industrial site.

  5. 14 July 2017 - Design

    Ecocity snapshots from around the world

    Different cities face different pressures in moving toward the ecocity ideal. The University of Melbourne hears from people across the globe about their futures

  6. 14 July 2017 - Design

    Q&A: Aspiring to an ecocity future

    A sustainable ecocity relies on political, economic, social and technical expertise. The University of Melbourne explores the outlook in two countries.

  7. 14 July 2017 - Design

    Challenging the vertical sprawl

    Energy intensive high rise buildings are not necessarily a sustainable alternative to low-density housing, argues a University of Melbourne expert.

  8. 14 July 2017 - Design

    Changing the way we think about ecocities

    The way we understand ecocities needs radical change; only this, says a University of Melbourne expert, will empower everyone to co-create a sustainable future.

  9. 14 July 2017 - Design

    Retrofitting suburbia

    How do you retrofit suburbia for a sustainable future? The University of Melbourne finds out what role suburbs can play in creating an ecocity.