When Central Australia slipped and trembled
New University of Melbourne research in Central Australia provides key insights into how some faults may break in Australia to produce larger earthquakes.
Innovation during crisis
Mark Quigley, Earth Sciences Professor at the University of Melbourne explains how the Canterbury earthquakes and COVID-19 both inspired innovative responses.
The dual risks of natural disasters and COVID-19
University of Melbourne research explores how countries can cope if a major earthquake or cyclone occurs while the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
Is Donald Trump anti-science? The data says yes
Donald Trump’s hostility to science is confirmed in an analysis of past and present US Presidential words and actions, say University of Melbourne experts.
Earthquakes: The lessons learned
Earthquake researcher Associate Professor Mark Quigley on the lessons learned from recent major earthquakes and how to better prepare regions at risk.
Sinkholes: What on earth’s happening?
It might seem as if sinkholes are opening up everywhere around us, but scientists say it’s down to a mix of factors, from geology to human behaviour.