Mapping back to a lost childhood
An interactive online map of Australian care homes, developed at the University of Melbourne, is helping those who grew up in care to track down their history.
The man who built a whole new field of chemistry
In the 90s, University of Melbourne's Professor Richard Robson created a new class of solids, now being developed into novel gas and energy storage devices.
Knowledge sharing for health and wellbeing
Gwenda Freeman, University of Melbourne lecturer, is empowering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to contribute to their community's health services.
Managing the hidden water beneath our feet
A University of Melbourne expert says there's too little transparency about how Australia's groundwater is regulated and used; we need more legal safeguards.
The unique value of Indigenous knowledge
A University of Melbourne expert says Australian universities are still missing out on genuine two-way learning with local Indigenous knowledge.
Unlocking the secret to changing our minds
Understanding the power of how we change our minds is closer after University of Melbourne and University College London research identified the neural patterns
Switching to a plant-based diet? Keep an eye on your micronutrients
Health and environment concerns mean people are switching to a plant-based diet, but University of Melbourne experts say they may miss out on key micronutrients
Many of the world’s women are mistreated during childbirth
In parts of the world women are commonly mistreated in health facilities during childbirth, World Health Organization and University of Melbourne research finds
The diversity of the globalised cultural economy
A new book by a University of Melbourne expert explores how understanding context can help us change the lives of artists and cultural workers for the better.
Stopping healthy cells from self-destructing
Scientists from WEHI and the University of Melbourne have developed a world-first compound that keeps cells alive and functioning when they would otherwise die.