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  1. 6 September 2022 - Design

    Designing homes for extreme weather

    The devastating effects of extreme weather mean we urgently need to design homes to protect human life and protect buildings says University of Melbourne expert

  2. 17 August 2022 - Science Matters

    Be alert, not alarmed about foot and mouth disease

    The spread of foot-and-mouth disease to Bali was not unexpected, but what we each do next will determine the consequences, says a University of Melbourne expert

  3. 9 August 2022 - Design

    Clear skies and longer lives

    COVID-19 pandemic restrictions provided a natural experiment in the relationship between transport and air pollution, say University of Melbourne experts.

  4. 26 July 2022 - Animals, Food & You

    Protecting Australia from foot-and-mouth disease

    Australia's been free of foot-and-mouth disease since 1872, but outbreaks in neighbouring countries are a cause for concern, says University of Melbourne expert

  5. 23 July 2022 - Design

    Better bus networks for fairer suburbs can cut emissions

    Zero-emission buses will help cut emissions but we also need to redesign suburban networks to get people out of their cars, says University of Melbourne expert

  6. 18 July 2022 - Design

    Building resilience in remote communities

    A remote archipelago off Brazil’s coast could provide insights into challenges to building community and urban resilience, says University of Melbourne expert.

  7. 7 July 2022 - Engineering & Technology

    Reducing COVID-19 transmission without costing the Earth

    New University of Melbourne research has tested more energy efficient ventilation alternatives for reducing the spread of COVID-19 in office buildings.

  8. 6 July 2022 - Design

    Lifting standards in Victoria’s building industry

    Building industry reform in Australia's Victoria is an opportunity to better protect home owners and promote quality, say University of Melbourne experts

  9. 5 July 2022 - Design

    Australian cities failing on walkability

    International study shows Australian cities designed around cars not walking, hampering bid to boost physical activity, says University of Melbourne researcher