Sexism, women and Australian politics
A University of Melbourne expert says David Leyonhjelm's sexist comment to Sarah Hanson-Young should ignite a fire in Australian women to get into politics.
The enigma of the ACL
More people than even are injuring their ACL; University of Melbourne PhD candidate Raneem Haddara is focussing on preventing the injury, rather than curing it.
Universities must stand firm as radically inclusive communities of knowledge
Universities are engines of prosperity and social mobility, but their role as establishers of truths, or challengers of concepts and beliefs is under threat.
Mexicans voted overwhelmingly for change. Will they get it?
Mexico has elected leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador or ALMO; but a University of Melbourne expert asks whether he can deliver on his reputation for change
From gravitational waves to mobile phones: 50 years of physics
To celebrate 50 years of the July Lectures in Physics at the University of Melbourne, we look back at four physics discoveries that have changed our world.
Conserving biodiversity to safeguard our future
The new head of the Melbourne Veterinary School at the University of Melbourne, Professor Anna Meredith, says humanity's future depends on a balanced ecosystem.
Bringing back the northern white rhino from ‘extinction’
Researchers from Europe, Japan and the University of Melbourne could save a species - using eggs from southern white rhinos and sperm from northern white rhinos
Your online life after death
University of Melbourne academics Dr Martin Gibbs, Dr Tamara Kohn and Hannah Gould are investigating how digital disruption is changing our attitudes to death.
All the forests in the world from a single layer of cells
University of Melbourne researchers have discovered how wood-making cells inside trees work, settling a century-old debate about how plants make bark and wood
Don’t blame inequality just on the ‘Fat Cats’
CEO salaries are often criticised as an example of widening income inequality, but a University of Melbourne expert says that focus misses the big picture.