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  1. 27 January 2023 - Engineering & Technology

    Harvesting big energy from small movement

    University of Melbourne researchers have collaborated on a new material that can harvest up to 400 times more energy from movement than currently possible

  2. 4 January 2023 - Engineering & Technology

    What’ll be big in 2023? AI, that’s what

    Artificial Intelligence image generators and chatbots, like ChatGPT, are everywhere, but a University of Melbourne expert says AI has more surprises in store

  3. 19 December 2022 - Animals, Food & You

    Why we judge chocolate by its cover

    Chocolate is the most popular confectionary worldwide, but new research from the University of Melbourne shows packaging is just as important as what's inside

  4. 7 December 2022 - Science Matters

    Captive breeding to prevent extinction

    New University of Melbourne research into the embryo health of captive bred Southern Corroboree frogs may help their survival and guide conservation efforts.

  5. 5 December 2022 - Science Matters

    The satellite data mapping Australia’s new climate extremes

    New University of Melbourne research is using data from satellites to help us better anticipate and adapt to climate change extremes in Australia.

  6. 30 November 2022 - Science Matters

    More fires as our air gets thirstier

    We face an increased forest fire risk –for at least an extra 30 days per year– without urgent climate action finds new University of Melbourne-led research

  7. 28 November 2022 - Science Matters

    Women’s participation is crucial to fight climate change

    For a sustainable future, we need to bring women and girls to the forefront of the fight against climate change, says a University of Melbourne expert

  8. 24 November 2022 - Go Figure

    Q&A: Victoria’s monster mosquito explosion

    Do you feel like a personal donor to a rising number of blood-sucking mosquitoes this Australian spring? You’re not alone, say University of Melbourne experts.

  9. 11 November 2022 - Engineering & Technology

    Medibank’s hack tells us privacy laws need to change

    Medibank’s data breach exposes how Australia’s most vulnerable have the most to lose when private information is made public say University of Melbourne experts