What are kids getting out of playing Minecraft?
Parents worry about the screen time of young kids, but is digital play just another form of play? A University of Melbourne expert investigates using Minecraft.
The Australians stuck below the poverty line
University of Melbourne research shows persistent poverty in Australia is higher than previously thought, with the most disadvantaged struggling to exit poverty
Protecting our coasts naturally
University of Melbourne scientists are trialling nature-based coastal defence systems (mussel reefs and mangrove forests) in Port Phillip Bay.
Why don’t humans have tails?
Here's why humans lost their tails in the great evolutionary journey, even though animals have a wide variety of uses for them.
Rethinking gastrointestinal cancer diagnosis
Colonoscopies are being overused for cancer diagnosis says University of Melbourne expert, and while new techniques are coming, we can better use stool tests.
It’s not just antenna size, but scales that matter for lonely male moths
University of Melbourne research finds some male moths have evolved intricate scale arrangements on their antennae to enhance detection of female sex pheromones
Your personal audio tour of the Louvre Abu Dhabi
The new Louvre Abu Dhabi showcases hundreds of international works of art; a University of Melbourne art expert takes you on an audio tour of the gallery.
Why doesn’t modern Australia have diverse regional accents?
University of Melbourne experts discuss why the Australian-English accent doesn't have huge the regional variations other countries around the world do.
Section 44: Changing the Constitution to reflect modern Australia
Section 44 continues to claim scalps of Australian politicians; four University of Melbourne constitutional experts discuss whether the law is still relevant?
A winning political vision
Dean Smith and Vonda Malone are the winners of the McKinnon Prize for Political Leadership with the University of Melbourne - recognising visionary leaders.