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  1. 29 June 2021 - Science Matters

    Australia’s water tragedy has urgent lessons for America

    Emulating Australia’s failing water market won't help the US manage this precious resource, say University of Melbourne and LaTrobe University experts

  2. 28 June 2021 - Design

    Protecting Melbourne’s Green Wedges while we still can

    University of Melbourne research argues that the natural areas of Melbourne are under threat as there is growing evidence of their importance for human survival

  3. 23 June 2021 - Design

    How our housing can make it feel like a Russian winter

    Australia’s housing isn’t geared to deal efficiently with our Southern winters – we need learn from the Northern Hemisphere, says University of Melbourne expert

  4. Podcast23 June 2021 - Science Matters

    How can we prevent Insect Armageddon?

    University of Melbourne geneticist Phil Batterham discusses his work on insecticides and how to develop more effective and sustainable pest control strategies

  5. 14 May 2021 - Animals, Food & You

    Smaller plants show promise for future food crops

    University of Melbourne researchers have bred smaller soybean plants with the same yield, raising hopes smaller crops could grow more food on less land.

  6. 10 May 2021 - Animals, Food & You

    Protecting Australia’s citrus industry

    University of Melbourne researchers have identified an Australian strain of fungus that causes citrus rot, calling for controls to protect the citrus industry

  7. 7 May 2021 - Design

    Designing-in difference

    University of Melbourne research finds culturally inclusive urban design can help shape our everyday public spaces and encourage vibrant multicultural interplay

  8. 3 May 2021 - Design

    State leadership on emissions reduction is crucial

    Victoria aims to cut emissions by 45 to 50 per cent by 2030. But University of Melbourne experts say Australia's Federal Government needs to co-ordinate more.

  9. 20 April 2021 - Design

    City climate leadership a model for sustainability

    The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals are a global blueprint, but University of Melbourne experts say our cities have a key role in transformative change.