Sciences & Technology
We are Country
Ensuring culturally safe research isn’t simply acknowledging Country, it's recognising and empowering Indigenous Knowledge, says University of Melbourne expert.
Be alert, not alarmed about foot and mouth disease
The spread of foot-and-mouth disease to Bali was not unexpected, but what we each do next will determine the consequences, says a University of Melbourne expert
Using mathematics to treat malaria
Mathematics can track parasite resistance to antimalarial drugs so agencies can target the right drug to where it's needed, says University of Melbourne expert
Drugging plants to learn their secrets
New University of Melbourne research finds that discovering chemicals and drugs that affect the circadian rhythms of plants could improve crop yields.
Protecting Australia from foot-and-mouth disease
Australia's been free of foot-and-mouth disease since 1872, but outbreaks in neighbouring countries are a cause for concern, says University of Melbourne expert
Can robots really be companions for older adults?
In asking whether social robots can help social isolation among the elderly, we first need to know what older people think, say University of Melbourne experts.
The treatments keeping landmine detection dogs in the field
New University of Melbourne research identifies the best treatments to protect Cambodia’s crucial landmine detection dogs from deadly tick-borne diseases
Nature restoration no substitute for cutting fossil fuels
While restoring ecosystems is crucial for planetary health, it’s no substitute for preventing emissions from fossil fuels, say University of Melbourne experts
Lawyers must adapt to the age of digitalisation
Facial recognition technology highlights the need for lawyers to be trained in the legal risks of emerging technologies say University of Melbourne experts.