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  1. 16 September 2020 - Animals, Food & You

    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.

  2. 15 September 2020 - Design

    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.

  3. 8 September 2020 - Science Matters

    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?

  4. 8 September 2020 - Design

    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

  5. 20 August 2020 - Science Matters

    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

  6. 18 August 2020 - Design

    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.

  7. 12 August 2020 - Design

    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.

  8. 10 August 2020 - Design

    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.

  9. 31 July 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    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.