The complex relationship between prostate cancer and obesity
Men with obesity are linked with aggressive forms of prostate cancer that rely on fatty acids and Professor Matt Watt is researching why and how to prevent it.
Will slow wage growth decide Australia’s election?
Australia's slow wage growth is a hot button issue for the election and the stark policy divide may be decisive in who wins, say University of Melbourne experts
Protection or punishment for refugees: What are the election policies?
Australian politics needs a robust debate on the human rights implications of our refugee and border protection policies says University of Melbourne expert.
The superheroes of nutrient detection living in our oceans
With no Uber Eats for bacteria, a University of Melbourne-led study reveals how ocean microorganisms are supremely evolved to detect and swim toward nutrients.
Major parties staying silent on social media regulation
Australians are voting in an age of hyper-partisan, shareable fake news; a University of Melbourne expert says social media regulation is a key election issue.
The rise of the microgenre
Digital publishing has led to the rise of niche microgenres in books and, according to University of Melbourne research, it’s changing our literary landscape.
The cost of climate (in)action
Will any major parties' climate policies help Australia meet its Paris commitments, and what is the cost of inaction? A University of Melbourne expert explains.
Why housing is a major public health issue for Australians with disability
Housing security isn't a focus in Australia's federal election, but University of Melbourne research finds it's a fundamental issue for people with a disability
What does climate mean for wine?
University of Melbourne research shows how we can produce the best wine by combining climate predictions and vineyard records to predict for the next vintage.
The human animal: Breastfeeding in public
A show by a University of Melbourne researcher puts the act of breastfeeding on stage; exploring what it means to be a ecofeminist mother in the 21st century.