Reduce, reuse and recycle for a circular economy
Using a University of Melbourne campus as a ‘living laboratory’, a new study evaluates what materials universities use and how to reduce environmental effects.
Curving concrete’s carbon footprint
In a bid to reduce waste while achieving great design, University of Melbourne researchers have developed an adjustable frame for casting curved concrete panels
Renewing Democracy in a time of environmental crisis
Social researcher and author Dr Rebecca Huntley says renewing democracy is critical to dealing with climate change since we have little trust in our politicians
What is the best urban design to reduce road injuries?
City designs that can reduce reliance on cars, without reducing population mobility, are critical for our environment say University of Melbourne experts.
Dealing with separation anxiety in dogs
Separation anxiety in pets can seriously affect the quality of their life and their owner's, but you can reduce the risks says a University of Melbourne expert.
How Australian wildlife live with bushfires - but the price can be high
Australia's wildlife has adapted in different ways to living with bushfires, but the costs can still be high, explains a University of Melbourne expert
How fast the planet warms will be crucial for liveability
A rapid rise in temperatures under global warming would lead to more extremes compared to keeping warming more gradual say University of Melbourne researchers
How you can help scientists monitor our beaches
A new project called CoastSnap calls on citizen-scientists to help University of Melbourne researchers monitor our beaches as they change.
Iron and Ice: How life survived snowball Earth
Early life forms survived Snowball Earth in ocean refuges that were oxygenated by melting glaciers, suggests discoveries by University of Melbourne geologists.