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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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?

  4. 24 May 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    The danger of surveillance tech post COVID-19

    Facial recognition technology is one tool in the fight against COVID-19; but University of Melbourne experts ask if surveillance tech going to stick around?

  5. 20 May 2020 - Science Matters

    Australia’s mountains are still growing

    University of Melbourne-led research shows the Eastern Highlands of Victoria have been growing at a rate of 76 metres every million years, and are still going.

  6. 12 May 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    The privacy paradox: why we let ourselves be monitored

    Devices like digital assistants are convenient but why do we trade off our privacy? University of Melbourne experts give some simple steps on staying private.

  7. 7 May 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    The truth is out there (if only I could find it)

    COVID-19 has generated an information overload for many of us; University of Melbourne experts say we need relevant and concise updates without false hope.

  8. 6 May 2020 - Science Matters

    The dual risks of natural disasters and COVID-19

    University of Melbourne research explores how countries can cope if a major earthquake or cyclone occurs while the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

  9. 29 April 2020 - Science Matters

    Going beyond political borders to protect threatened animals

    As a global community, we must work beyond our national borders to protect threatened species and maintain biodiversity say University of Melbourne experts.