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  1. 3 February 2017 - Humanities

    10 great books you should read in 2017

    Looking for something new to read? Let the University of Melbourne's experts guide you through some classics you might not have discovered yet.

  2. 9 September 2017 - Science Matters

    Life’s a drag, unless you live in a bubble

    An international team led by the University of Melbourne has shown objects can sink in water with close to zero drag, proving an 18th century physics theory.

  3. 25 July 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    ‘Rusty’ brains linked to Alzheimer’s

    University of Melbourne researchers have discovered high iron levels in the brain play an important role in the onset of Alzheimer's.

  4. 9 October 2017 - Humanities

    Adapting to the speed of change

    As automation and technology advances changes the nature and availability of work - University of Melbourne experts look at how to prepare for unpredictability.

  5. 21 October 2016 - Go Figure

    Why we show the whites of our eyes

    Of all the animals, only humans obviously show the whites of our eyes, making it easier for us to communicate and deceive with just glance.

  6. 5 December 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    More sleep, less bad behaviour

    New research, involving the University of Melbourne, finds adequate sleep may minimise the impact of many childhood behavioural problems.

  7. 24 September 2015 - Health & Wellbeing

    Tailored treatment turns up heat on melanomas

    Precision medicine, a new way of delivering individualised treatments, is leading to breakthroughs in the fight against one of Australia’s deadliest cancers.

  8. 3 November 2017 - Under the Microscope

    The winding road to Yale

    University of Melbourne PhD candidate Emma Shortis is the first University of Melbourne student to receive the prestigious Yale Fox International Fellowship.

  9. 9 November 2017 - Science Matters

    Genes don’t always dictate that ‘boys will be boys’

    New University of Melbourne evolutionary biology research finds that genes don't always dictate that 'boys will be boys' in the animal world, just like humans.

  10. 4 December 2017 - Inside Business

    The minimum wage gender divide

    We might expect the gender pay gap to be zero among minimum-wage workers, but University of Melbourne research finds women earn around 10 per cent less.