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  1. 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.

  2. 25 June 2020 - Design

    Identifying the ‘Paris-End’ of town

    Good urban design can help enhance our health; new University of Melbourne research uses ‘big data’ to explore how Australian cities compare globally.

  3. 10 June 2020 - Design

    Investing in social housing during a pandemic

    University of Melbourne experts say Australia needs a National Housing Strategy, as well as funding and policy, to fix our long-term declines in social housing.

  4. 29 May 2020 - Design

    Water management? Yes, it’s personal

    Water-planning experts shows they have vastly differing risk perceptions, which may reduce the chance of innovative practices being implemented finds U

  5. 26 May 2020 - Design

    What can Australia’s pandemic response teach us about bushfire recovery?

    Australia’s governments responded rapidly to COVID-19, but the response to our devastating bushfires suffers by comparison says a University of Melbourne expert

  6. 25 May 2020 - Animals, Food & You

    Helping dairy cows to beat the heat

    Heat stress is a key issue for the dairy industry, but some strategies may help reduce the negative impacts on cows, finds new University of Melbourne research.

  7. 20 May 2020 - Science Matters

    Australia’s mountains are still growing

    University of Melbourne-led research shows the Eastern Highlands of Victoria have been growing at a rate of 76 metres every million years, and are still going.

  8. 18 April 2020 - Design

    COVID-19 is an opportunity to reset our environmental future

    COVID-19 is having short-term environmental benefits, but a University of Melbourne expert says it's an opportunity to plan our low or zero net emissions future

  9. 3 April 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Australian homes on the line

    As the government focuses on defending Australia’s economy, University of Melbourne research looks at how many people are now at risk of losing their homes.