Detecting amphibian pathogens in the water to boost frog conservation
Frog diseases can be detected in environmental samples like soil and water finds an international team of researchers including University of Melbourne.
Reimagining international airports in COVID-19
COVID-19 highlights that the way we design airports offers a way to minimise the risk of new imported disease outbreaks say University of Melbourne experts.
How to undo Australia’s epic water fail
Failure of the Murray Darling Basin Plan is linked to poor political decisions and market design. How can we fix this mess ask University of Melbourne experts?
Modelling Victoria’s escape from COVID-19
Dynamic policy models can help Victoria think through how we get to ‘COVID-normal’. Here University of Melbourne experts explain their new modelling
The story in the bones of lizards and frogs
CT scans of fossilised bones of Australia’s lizards and frogs are helping University of Melbourne experts understand adaption and extinction amid climate change
Architecture and design in a post-pandemic world
For a post-pandemic world, some architecture and design features can support infection control, as the past has shown, explain University of Melbourne experts.
Water management worldwide is failing, it’s time for a new approach
Climate extremes mean we need robust inter-disciplinary solutions from climate and social scientists, engineers and lawyers say University of Melbourne experts.
People in share housing are struggling to cope in COVID-19
A new University of Melbourne survey finds that many people living in share housing in Victoria are facing a precarious future as a result of COVID-19.
Rising global flood risk demands action
By 2100 tens of millions more people and trillions of dollars more of the world economy will be at risk of flooding, University of Melbourne researchers warn.