Women and the slowing global population
Around the world, birth rates are slowing to a more sustainable level. And a University of Melbourne expert's report says it’s women that are behind the change.
Lifting the lid on quantum computing
University of Melbourne software for learning quantum computer programming means students can see inside a quantum computer and start using the 'weird' physics.
The blood test tracking down microscopic cancer DNA
A new blood test, co-developed by the University of Melbourne, can identify microscopic cancer DNA – which can tell us whether chemotherapy is necessary or not.
Academics call for an end to immigration detention
Academics for Refugees are protesting against Australia's policy of detaining refugees. University of Melbourne experts explain why they're adding their voices.
Good policy vs poor politics at Outlook 2018
University of Melbourne's Economic and Social Outlook Conference 2018 highlighted widespread concerns that politics isn't working when it comes to needed policy
How can physios motivate us to do more physical activity?
Physiotherapists need to promote physical activity to patients, but University of Melbourne research finds clinic marketing can limit their ability to do so.
How can heartburn end up as anaemia?
University of Melbourne research finds a link between some of the most popular heartburn treatments and iron deficiency, which can lead to anaemia.
October surprises and the false hope of the midterms
As Justice Brett Kavanaugh joins the US Supreme Court, a University of Melbourne expert explores whether a protest vote in the midterm elections is likely.
What the past can tell us about the future of climate change
The high temperatures of the Last Interglacial warmed our climate. Now a study with University of Melbourne finds out what the past can tell us about the future
We need another revolution in the march to good health
A University of Melbourne expert says healthcare in the Western world is at a tipping point as populations age; data is our greatest hope to face the challenge.