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  1. 13 November 2019 - Design

    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.

  2. Podcast30 October 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    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.

  3. 25 October 2019 - Humanities

    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.

  4. 13 October 2019 - Legal Affairs

    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.

  5. 3 October 2019 - Animals, Food & You

    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

  6. 29 September 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  7. 12 September 2019 - Science Matters

    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.

  8. 29 August 2019 - Animals, Food & You

    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.

  9. 23 August 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Simulating smog

    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.