Does it pay to improve your home's efficiency?
University of Melbourne researchers have shown how long it will take homeowners to 'pay off' energy efficiency retrofits in 31 local government areas.
South Australia votes: A divided electorate
University of Melbourne analysis finds the SA-BEST party could hold the balance of power if neither the Liberals nor Labor win outright in South Australia.
Keeping tabs on the tech giants
As Australia's competition watchdog investigates tech giants like Google and Facebook, a University of Melbourne expert says the focus is more transparency.
Friends in need are friends indeed
Groups of friends, not a single best friend, boosts the resilience of kids in the face of bullying says Murdoch Children's and University of Melbourne research.
The challenge and opportunity of an ageing workforce
For the first time, we have four generations working together. We need to work out how to deal with the challenges and opportunities this brings.
HIV: Probing for a pathway to a cure
Clinical trial by Peter Doherty Institute at University of Melbourne suggests HIV can't replicate in people on antiretrovirals in key finding for cure efforts.
Plants have feelings too
Plants' skin helps them adapt to their environment, meaning they can respond to challenges like high winds and rocky soil, says a University of Melbourne expert
Why Shakespeare still matters
Shakespeare's enduring popularity proves that even four centuries after his death, he can teach us much about tackling humanity’s great questions.
Using virtual reality to treat real-world injuries
The CAREN system, a biomechanical technology that uses virtual reality, is helping University of Melbourne researchers to treat, and even prevent, injuries.
This is not a drill: 5 facts about the South China Sea
The South China Sea has become one of the region’s biggest potential flashpoints; a University of Melbourne special explores what it could mean for Australia.