Prove it – with maths
Pythagoras' theorem and other mathematical proofs are not just intellectual exercises but reveal the fundamentals of nature say University of Melbourne experts.
Rethinking Australia’s refugee policy
Australia has an opportunity to re-evaluate its refugee policy and lead the world in sharing the burden says University of Melbourne expert on World Refugee Day
Where we die matters, so let’s talk
University of Melbourne research highlights the importance of discussions about place of care and place of death for terminally ill patients and their families.
Too young for Facebook, old enough for prison?
You can’t sign up to Facebook until age 13, but in Australia you can face a criminal offence at age 10; University of Melbourne experts say that needs to change
Venomous bites: Getting treatment right
University of Melbourne researchers are surveying emergency doctors to identify best practice guidelines for treating venomous snake and spider bites.
The genomic clues to disease
Professor Clara Gaff has moved Genomics out of research into patient care, identifying gene changes that can help with the treatment of genetic diseases.
Australian children with mental disorders aren’t getting help
New University of Melbourne research finds that the majority of Australian children with mental disorders aren’t accessing help, and we need to understand why.
Giving prisoners a sporting chance
Physical activity programs for prisoners like sport and organised runs aren't soft on crime, but help people rehabilitate says a University of Melbourne expert.
Defining the power of public interest journalism
A University of Melbourne expert says the recent police raids on Australian journalists highlight the modern importance of public interest journalism.
The global problem of thirsty cities
A University of Melbourne expert says smart water management could lead to collaboration between rural and urban areas to establish a reliable water supply.