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  1. 12 January 2023 - Science Matters

    Exploring the air we breathe

    University of Melbourne researchers are probing the microscopic particles in Melbourne's air to understand how allergens in our environment affect our health.

  2. 30 November 2022 - Science Matters

    More fires as our air gets thirstier

    We face an increased forest fire risk –for at least an extra 30 days per year– without urgent climate action finds new University of Melbourne-led research

  3. 7 December 2022 - Science Matters

    Captive breeding to prevent extinction

    New University of Melbourne research into the embryo health of captive bred Southern Corroboree frogs may help their survival and guide conservation efforts.

  4. 16 November 2022 - Design

    Planning floodproof cities

    Devastating flooding in Seoul highlights the need to understand our environment when designing infrastructure for cities says University of Melbourne expert.

  5. 4 November 2022 - Legal Affairs

    Climate justice at COP27

    The costs of climate change adaptation and escalating climate-fuelled disaster are likely to be the key issues at COP27 say University of Melbourne experts.

  6. 2 November 2022 - Science Matters

    Our health is compromised by our global fossil fuel addiction

    Climate change is affecting our health; University of Melbourne experts say moving to net-zero emissions could be the greatest health opportunity this century.

  7. 25 October 2022 - Design

    Zanuckville: Australia’s strangest suburb?

    In the 1950s, the Hollywood Western came to Australia; a University of Melbourne expert says the cast and crew were put up in ‘Zanuckville' near Port Augusta.

  8. 20 October 2022 - Animals, Food & You

    Smart fertilisers for food security

    Fertilisers that increase nitrogen efficiency may boost crop productivity, while reducing farm costs and environmental harm say University of Melbourne experts.

  9. 17 October 2022 - Design

    A Big Build or a big bet?

    Melbourne’s Suburban Rail Loop aims to support growth, but better land use and transport may deliver more benefits for less say University of Melbourne experts.