The women doctors who fought to serve
Some of Australia's first women doctors, including University of Melbourne graduates, fought to serve in WW1 despite being banned from serving in the army.
Sex and ping pong: Sidney Nolan and the Gallery School
As the art world marks centenary of Australian artist Sidney Nolan's birth, the University of Melbourne's Victorian College of the Arts looks at his legacy.
Annie and the swans (not a band)
Bioscientist PhD candidate discusses studying urban birds and light pollution. Looking at swans and pigeons, she tracks their movements and behaviours.
The grand challenge of feeding 9 billion people
Sustainable agriculture expert Tim Reeves on the radical changes required in agricultural practice, public policy and consumer behavior in order to feed earth’s
Sleepwalking into a deficit experiment
The Federal Budget will deliver Australia's ninth straight deficit, but the University of Melbourne asks where is the plan for affording our ageing population?
Will giving the Himalayas the same rights as people protect their future?
As the Himalayas are granted the same legal rights as a person, the University of Melbourne looks at what that means for the protection of the environment.
Coding in the classroom
Australian schools will soon introduce the new Digital Technologies curriculum - part of preparing students for the future, says the University of Melbourne.
From Burundi to Australia: Transplanting farming know-how
Former Burundian refugees in rural Mildura are helping University of Melbourne researchers discover how different farming methods could be used in Australia.
Australia’s Foreign Policy for Dangerous Times
As Australia prepares its first Foreign Policy White Paper in more than a decade, the University of Melbourne looks at the need to strengthen ties with Asia.
Blasphemy, treason and democracy: Jakarta goes to the polls
Indonesian voters are at the polls to elect a new governor of Jakarta, the University of Melbourne's Tim Lindsey talks through the religious and racial tensions