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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 4 July 2022 - Science Matters

    Nature restoration no substitute for cutting fossil fuels

    While restoring ecosystems is crucial for planetary health, it’s no substitute for preventing emissions from fossil fuels, say University of Melbourne experts

  8. 31 May 2022 - Animals, Food & You

    Australia’s new government must tackle food insecurity

    Australia’s ability to weather shocks to its food security deserves more attention from the in-coming government, says new University of Melbourne research

  9. 29 May 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    No butts about stopping tobacco damaging the environment

    Another victim of the tobacco industry is the environment – we need to make the industry accountable for the damage, says University of Melbourne expert