Made Possible by Melbourne
Saving lives when the power goes out
Developed by University of Melbourne experts, the FREO₂ LPOS (Low Pressure Oxygen Store) is delivering oxygen without power and saving children’s lives.
How music could revolutionise dementia care
An international study, led by the University of Melbourne, is bringing music in as medicine to help treat people with dementia and depression.
Working hard to make work fairer
University of Melbourne researchers have developed a model that helps the Fair Work Ombudsman find unscrupulous employers exploiting or underpaying workers.
Growing organs outside the body
Researchers are growing brain-like organs outside the body so they can better understand neural development and fight diseases such as autism and epilepsy.
1000 Happy Birthdays
Research breakthroughs in prenatal care could result in 1000 more babies being born safely over the next 12 months.
Ending avoidable blindness
Researchers, using data gathering and analysis, are making inroads in eliminating avoidable blindness and preventable eye diseases in Indigenous communities.
Turning any water into drinking water
A portable treatment plant the size of a shipping container could offer hope to communities without access to clean water.
A tiny device implanted next to the brain’s motor cortex could one day help paralysed people move their limbs again.
Making any surface solar
Printable and flexible solar cells, which can turn almost any surface into a solar array, could provide a cheap and almost limitless energy supply.
Rearranging the way we learn
Researchers are assessing the value of innovative classrooms and how teachers can use these spaces to help 21st century schoolkids realise their potential.