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  1. 26 November 2020 - Science Matters

    Our country, Our way

    This year, the University of Melbourne's Narrm Oration explores how Indigenous people and knowledge can save Australia’s environmental unravelling.

  2. 17 November 2020 - Design

    Adapting Melbourne’s public transport to ‘COVID normal’

    Given Melbourne’s franchised public transport provision, who is best positioned to manage cross-disciplinary pandemic risks ask University of Melbourne experts?

  3. 30 October 2020 - Health & Medicine

    Why COVID-19 should make us rethink our relationship with meat

    A University of Melbourne expert says after COVID-19 spread through abattoirs and meat processing facilities, it gives us a chance to reconsider eating meat.

  4. 30 October 2020 - Design

    Without sustainable cities, global development goals will fail

    Australian cities are applying the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, using local action to drive global sustainability, show University of Melbourne experts.

  5. 30 October 2020 - Animals, Food & You

    How do some frogs ‘rebound’ after disease while others perish?

    A new University of Melbourne-led study shows how some frog species survive infectious disease epidemics, and how this knowledge can direct wildlife management.

  6. 16 September 2020 - Animals, Food & You

    Detecting amphibian pathogens in the water to boost frog conservation

    Frog diseases can be detected in environmental samples like soil and water finds an international team of researchers including University of Melbourne.

  7. 15 September 2020 - Design

    Reimagining international airports in COVID-19

    COVID-19 highlights that the way we design airports offers a way to minimise the risk of new imported disease outbreaks say University of Melbourne experts.

  8. 8 September 2020 - Science Matters

    How to undo Australia’s epic water fail

    Failure of the Murray Darling Basin Plan is linked to poor political decisions and market design. How can we fix this mess ask University of Melbourne experts?

  9. 8 September 2020 - Design

    Modelling Victoria’s escape from COVID-19

    Dynamic policy models can help Victoria think through how we get to ‘COVID-normal’. Here University of Melbourne experts explain their new modelling