Are Australia’s roads giving you asthma?
New University of Melbourne research finds that living near a major road in middle age raises your risk of asthma by about 50% compared with those further away.
The creative disruption of higher ed
University of Melbourne Vice Chancellor Glyn Davis looks at the impact of digital technology on education in his new book The Australian Idea of a University.
After the party
Establishing safe zones around licensed premises could help reduce the harm caused by illicit drugs, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Making learning meaningful
Organising formal education around student interests, rather than subjects, would improve student engagement, a University of Melbourne expert argues.
The education war on attrition
University of Melbourne experts call for national debate on tackling university drop out rate and who should be carrying the cost of student attrition
Farming the future
From robots and drones, to microwaves and genes, University of Melbourne's agriculture campus at Dookie is tackling the challenges facing a changing farm sector
Designing the urban future of the Galápagos Islands
The Galápagos Islands are famous for their biodiversity, but a University of Melbourne collaboration is working on providing for a growing human population.
Facebook, the Government and revenge porn
Facebook and the Government are piloting a scheme to tackle revenge porn, but University of Melbourne experts ask whether the cost to our privacy is too much.
Comedy in the trenches
Trench journals provided a much-needed outlet for soldiers in WW1 and the French and Australian publications were similar, says a University of Melbourne expert
From pole to pole: Treating bipolar disorder
Professor Allan Young discusses bipolar disorder and new treatments, including environmental lithium, on the University of Melbourne's Up Close podcast.