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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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