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  1. 9 May 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    The opportunities and risks of decarbonising our transport

    Australia is slow in cutting vehicle emissions; a University of Melbourne expert says treating fuel and electricity as a single pool of energy is a good start.

  2. 7 May 2019 - Design

    Plants tell stories of cultural connection

    Aboriginal peoples’ holistic relationships with all living things is celebrated at The Living Pavilion, an event and living lab at the University of Melbourne.

  3. 4 May 2019 - Science Matters

    Planning for climate extremes in global farming

    A new study, led by the University of Melbourne, finds that climate extremes, like heatwaves and droughts, are impacting on the food we get from global crops.

  4. 28 April 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Space for re-learning after a stroke

    University of Melbourne research says rehabilitation facilities designed for stroke survivors should be learning spaces that support re-learning lost skills.

  5. 26 April 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Ocean waves and winds are getting higher and stronger

    Using satellite measurements, University of Melbourne researchers show that ocean waves and the winds that generate them have increased over the last 30 years.

  6. 10 April 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Preventing more fish deaths in the lower Darling

    A new report for the government, led by the University of Melbourne, says climate change was a cause of the recent mass fish deaths in the lower Darling River.

  7. 26 March 2019 - Science Matters

    Breeding baby corals for warmer seas

    Researchers, including University of Melbourne scientists, are breeding corals using IVF to make them better adapted to warming seas as the climate changes.

  8. Podcast20 March 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Big and naughty architecture

    Sir Peter Cook’s ‘big and naughty’ architecture, beginning with co-founding the avant-garde architectural group Archigram, make him a design revolutionary.

  9. 21 March 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Why we need to use water desalination plants early

    Turning on the Wonthaggi water desalination plant now will save money in the long run and head off an emergency later say University of Melbourne experts

  10. 7 March 2019 - Design

    One million urban trees

    Trees are critical for urban sustainability and liveability, but so is planting the right things in the right places, says a University of Melbourne expert.