Designing the urban future of the Galápagos Islands
The Galápagos Islands are famous for their biodiversity, but a University of Melbourne collaboration is working on providing for a growing human population.
The changing disease climate
As climate change gives tropical diseases new opportunities to spread, University of Melbourne veterinary epidemiologists watch for patterns in animal disease.
Farming the future
From robots and drones, to microwaves and genes, University of Melbourne's agriculture campus at Dookie is tackling the challenges facing a changing farm sector
How data can keep fish and chips on the menu
University of Melbourne researchers have discovered one of Australia's favourite fish, Rock Flathead, is likely to grow faster as the climate warms.
The future of climate refugees
As COP23 begins in Bonn, a University of Melbourne expert says Fiji's role at the UN could be vital for the future of climate change refugees and displacement.
From racehorses to bananas: The importance of biosecurity
Australia's biosecurity measures protect us from many diseases, and racehorses here for spring racing are no exception, says a University of Melbourne expert.
What could sustainable Australian cities look like in 2040?
Australian cities must reduce their emissions to avoid climate change; research led by the University of Melbourne finds two paths toward a sustainable future.
Saving stormwater with a veggie raingarden
Using stormwater to create a veggie raingarden at home can also help reduce pollution in our waterways, according to University of Melbourne research.
Making friends with fronds: understanding plants’ feelings
Dr Kim Johnson from the University of Melbourne discusses how plants respond to their environments and how this understanding can help grow better crops.
Building with the people
Resilient Communities encourages communities and developers to work together, like the group design approach in Germany, says a University of Melbourne expert.