Building equity into architecture
Although Australia has had qualified women architects for 120 years, a University of Melbourne expert says the profession is behind in terms of gender balance.
The artistry of geology
Engineering geologist Michael Webster combined his passion for geology and art, turning geotechnical assessments of Southbank’s Testing Grounds into a 3D model.
Canada’s first climate change election
Canada's left-leaning parties made big promises on climate change during the election; a University of Melbourne expert says this may lead to real change.
Managing the hidden water beneath our feet
A University of Melbourne expert says there's too little transparency about how Australia's groundwater is regulated and used; we need more legal safeguards.
Zap! And the weeds are gone
New technology developed by a University of Melbourne researcher uses microwaves to zap weeds in the ground, and has potential to reduce the need for herbicides
Making Australia’s most liveable city more inclusive
Melbourne is a great city to live in, but University of Melbourne research finds it needs to do better for people with a disability by making it more accessible
Why are our rainforests burning?
Many may think wet, humid rainforests are unburnable, but bushfires in Australia and the Amazon are proving otherwise, warns a University of Melbourne expert.
Using tech to save wine from bushfire smoke
Bushfires can ruin wine grapes with smoke contamination, but new digital tools developed at the University of Melbourne could help winemakers reduce the damage.
Melbournians can try some of the world's dirtiest air at art installation, Pollution Pods; a University of Melbourne expert compares Australia's air pollution.