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  1. 7 November 2019 - Science Matters

    The Spirit of change

    The University of Melbourne’s Dr Jane Dyson has just released Spirit, a documentary about longing and belonging in a remote community in the Indian Himalayas.

  2. 15 October 2019 - Science Matters

    The man who built a whole new field of chemistry

    In the 90s, University of Melbourne's Professor Richard Robson created a new class of solids, now being developed into novel gas and energy storage devices.

  3. 26 September 2019 - Science Matters

    Probing Earth’s deep and ancient secrets

    New University of Melbourne research finds that a rock that's the source of most of the world’s diamonds is giving us insights into the Earth’s formation.

  4. 25 September 2019 - Science Matters

    Governments must support science, not self-interest

    An ‘independent science quality assurance agency’ won't fix replication issues, but hinder attempts to improve science say University of Melbourne experts.

  5. 24 September 2019 - Science Matters

    The shared evolution of the Tasmanian tiger and the wolf

    Through a molecular quirk, the Tasmanian tiger and grey wolf have evolved to look like twins finds new University of Melbourne research.

  6. 24 September 2019 - Science Matters

    The big picture of the Amazon fires

    As the Amazon rainforest continues to burn, a University of Melbourne experts says it’s important to understand the big picture in Brazil that led to this point

  7. 19 September 2019 - Science Matters

    Rediscovering a ‘lost’ species

    A rare insect species, Key’s Matchstick Grasshopper, was thought to be extinct in Victoria but has now been rediscovered by University of Melbourne researchers.

  8. 12 September 2019 - Science Matters

    Why are our rainforests burning?

    Many may think wet, humid rainforests are unburnable, but bushfires in Australia and the Amazon are proving otherwise, warns a University of Melbourne expert.

  9. 9 September 2019 - Under the Microscope

    The dark matter detective

    The University of Melbourne's Professor Elisabetta Barberio is leading groundbreaking Australian research in the hunt for elusive dark matter.