Sciences & Technology
How do we grow Australia’s eSports industry?
University of Melbourne research finds competitive video gaming is big business, but Australia needs to do more to increase its presence in the eSports arena.
What were you thinking?
University of Melbourne research explores Explainable AI which seeks to understand why AI makes some decisions and their correctness, fairness and transparency.
Getting it right: The most complex space telescope ever built
The James Webb Space Telescope has been beset by problems, but astronomers understand that there is no room for failure, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Decoding data to predict landslides
New software from the University of Melbourne can predict landslides two weeks before they happen, potentially predicting mine collapses and other disasters.
How does gender diversity improve science?
On this episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, Londa Schiebinger from Stanford discusses achieving true gender balance in the sciences.
A quiet Sunday night discovering a supermassive black hole
How two University of Melbourne astronomy students played a key role in one of the greatest space discoveries of 2018 – a fast-growing high redshift quasar.
The sleepy lizard awakens new tools for climate change research
University of Melbourne research into the impact of water shortages on Australia's sleepy lizard gives us insight into the effects of climate change on animals.
What you need to know about nitrogen pollution
A new measurement from University of Melbourne researchers could more accurately identify places at risk of damaging levels of nitrogen pollution.
Turning Science into business
Dr Lynn Johnson Langer recently launched the Master of Biomedical Science, Enterprise Specialisation at the University of Melbourne.