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  1. 19 May 2017 - Design

    A greener ‘Kingdom of Bicycles’

    As China touts its green energy ambitions, University of Melbourne research finds a return to the Kingdom of the Bicycle isn't getting cyclists on the road.

  2. 12 May 2017 - Go Figure

    5 slightly disgusting facts about mozzies

    The Aedes aegypti mosquito carries Dengue and Zika - but did you know the females also stockpile sperm, and their eggs love to hitch a ride on used car tyres?

  3. 8 May 2017 - Science Matters

    Sharks: How a cull could ruin an ecosystem

    With a Senate inquiry considering culls and nets to minimise the risk of shark attacks, the University of Melbourne considers their impact on marine ecosystems.

  4. 30 April 2017 - Public Affairs

    The art confronting a global crisis with reality and hope

    EXIT, the unique digitised projection artwork that confronts the refugee and climate crisis, is here at the Ian Potter Museum of Art - University of Melbourne

  5. Podcast21 April 2017 - Up Close

    The grand challenge of feeding 9 billion people

    Sustainable agriculture expert Tim Reeves on the radical changes required in agricultural practice, public policy and consumer behaviour to feed Earth.

  6. Podcast21 April 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Annie and the swans (not a band)

    A bioscience PhD candidate discusses studying urban birds and light pollution and how she tracks the movements and behaviours of swans and pigeons.

  7. 17 April 2017 - Science Matters

    Plants have feelings too

    Plants' skin helps them adapt to their environment, meaning they can respond to challenges like high winds and rocky soil, says a University of Melbourne expert

  8. 11 April 2017 - Environment

    Extreme weather: Why the impact will be felt more widely

    Climate change is increasing the incidents of extreme weather, including heatwaves and floods. University of Melbourne experts consider whether we're ready.

  9. 27 March 2017 - Animals, Food & You

    Losing respect for our food

    With increasing populations worldwide, greater demand for meat and an array of environmental issues, agriculture is facing a perfect storm of challenges.