An Australian place to call home
As Melbourne's population hits 5 million, a University of Melbourne reports looks at Victoria's need to use land wisely to meet the need for affordable housing.
The invisible colours protecting birds from overheating
University of Melbourne research finds the nanostructure of a bird's feathers can regulate its body temperature by reflecting or absorbing near infrared-light
Mental health in a changing climate
University of Melbourne research confirms a link between climate change and mental health, and calls for more mental health support in a changing climate.
The great (climate) depression
New University of Melbourne modelling shows the economics of some countries could collapse if global temperatures rise by 4 degrees Celsius this century.
Making cities work for every urban-dweller
With the urban age upon us, planners need to consider all the species that live in our cities, not just humans, a University of Melbourne expert argues.
Why the plastic bag backflip is a bad idea
Coles supermarket has reversed its ban on plastic bags: University of Melbourne experts explore the impact and what it means for Coles.
Five ways technology is changing the wine we drink
From drones to machine learning, new technologies developed by the University of Melbourne are helping winemakers improve both their wine and their business
How commuting is transforming our cities
A new book, Transit Life, by a University of Melbourne academic explores how the experience of our daily commute are transforming life in our cities.
What you need to know about nitrogen pollution
A new measurement from University of Melbourne researchers could more accurately identify places at risk of damaging levels of nitrogen pollution.
Q&A: The Indigenous design perspective
The Indigenous design perspective has been ignored for too long, says University of Melbourne architect Jefa Greenaway. But things are changing.