The wicked risks of biosecurity
As our world becomes increasingly connected, we need to manage the risk of introduced pests via targeted biosecurity efforts say University of Melbourne experts
AI: It’s time for the law to respond
The law may always be behind technology, but a University of Melbourne expert argues that the sweeping influence of artificial intelligence needs more response.
The enduring ‘cultural cringe’ about teaching Australian literature
Australian literature has often been ignored in the classroom, but a new University of Melbourne project helps teachers share these diverse books with students.
A robot nose for a true brew
The aroma of beer is a key indicator of its quality, now new University of Melbourne technology can ‘sniff’ a beer to help brewers create top notch tasty brews.
Busting the myths about sexual harassment
University of Melbourne experts say we have decades of research on sexual harassment and how to combat it. But first, we need to dispel the myths that enable it
Asia’s most eligible cities
City alliances are important for diplomacy but University of Melbourne experts say Australian cities have overlooked some Asian metropolises. Here's their top 5
Our savage history of fighting bushfires
As Australia endures horror bushfires, a new project by the University of Melbourne is discovering the country’s historical firefighters who lost their lives.
Are you taking care of the microbes in your mouth?
Our mouth microbes are important for our oral and overall health, but modern diets are causing problems finds a study including the University of Melbourne.
Making milk powder less energy intensive
A pilot study including the University of Melbourne uses a cheese making by-product to concentrate milk, reducing the energy required in dairy powder production
The genomic jigsaw of cancer
University of Melbourne researchers are helping to revolutionise cancer care as they map the human genome; to make cancer a manageable, chronic disease.