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  1. 29 May 2020 - Design

    Water management? Yes, it’s personal

    Water-planning experts shows they have vastly differing risk perceptions, which may reduce the chance of innovative practices being implemented finds U

  2. 25 May 2020 - Animals, Food & You

    Helping dairy cows to beat the heat

    Heat stress is a key issue for the dairy industry, but some strategies may help reduce the negative impacts on cows, finds new University of Melbourne research.

  3. 20 May 2020 - Science Matters

    Australia’s mountains are still growing

    University of Melbourne-led research shows the Eastern Highlands of Victoria have been growing at a rate of 76 metres every million years, and are still going.

  4. 18 April 2020 - Design

    COVID-19 is an opportunity to reset our environmental future

    COVID-19 is having short-term environmental benefits, but a University of Melbourne expert says it's an opportunity to plan our low or zero net emissions future

  5. 3 April 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Australian homes on the line

    As the government focuses on defending Australia’s economy, University of Melbourne research looks at how many people are now at risk of losing their homes.

  6. 23 March 2020 - Design

    Reduce, reuse and recycle for a circular economy

    Using a University of Melbourne campus as a ‘living laboratory’, a new study evaluates what materials universities use and how to reduce environmental effects.

  7. 28 February 2020 - Design

    Disasters, planning and Australian tourism

    Australia’s bushfires have cost our tourism industry billions; University of Melbourne experts say in future, tourism and disaster resilience must be integrated

  8. 26 February 2020 - Design

    Curving concrete’s carbon footprint

    In a bid to reduce waste while achieving great design, University of Melbourne researchers have developed an adjustable frame for casting curved concrete panels

  9. Podcast19 February 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Renewing Democracy in a time of environmental crisis

    Social researcher and author Dr Rebecca Huntley says renewing democracy is critical to dealing with climate change since we have little trust in our politicians