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  1. 30 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Science needs to look inward to move forward

    Robust research depends on encouraging more open and transparent practices – experts in metascience at University of Melbourne are working out how to do it

  2. 12 June 2020 - Science Matters

    Climate change policy: The missing middle

    The COVID crisis has brought about bipartisanship and consensus; University of Melbourne experts say this is urgently needed for effective climate change policy

  3. 11 June 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    Extreme waves set to be bigger and more frequent

    As the planet warms University of Melbourne researchers warn extreme wave events appear set to be bigger and happen more often, threatening increased flooding.

  4. 8 June 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    When tools for a health emergency become tools of oppression

    Surveillance technology and powers deployed to combat COVID-19 can and are being used to threaten civil freedoms, University of Melbourne experts warn.

  5. 4 June 2020 - Science Matters

    When Central Australia slipped and trembled

    New University of Melbourne research in Central Australia provides key insights into how some faults may break in Australia to produce larger earthquakes.

  6. 29 May 2020 - Science Matters

    Science, technology, engineering, mathematics and reconciliation

    During National Reconciliation Week, University of Melbourne Indigenous researchers explore the role STEM can play in reconciliation and self-determination.

  7. Podcast27 May 2020 - Science Matters

    Innovation during crisis

    Mark Quigley, Earth Sciences Professor at the University of Melbourne explains how the Canterbury earthquakes and COVID-19 both inspired innovative responses.

  8. 28 May 2020 - Science Matters

    Coins and constellations

    A new $A1 coin features the Emu in the Sky, a famous dark constellation with special meaning for Indigenous Australians, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  9. 28 May 2020 - Science Matters

    Have resistance, will travel

    University of Melbourne finds that insects, like mosquitoes, are becoming resistant to insecticides. So, how are these genetic invasions impacting pest control?