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  1. 8 April 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    When one feral cat just isn’t another feral cat

    A University of Melbourne ecologist has been counting feral cats using camera traps to help better control them but Artificial Intelligence may speed the work

  2. 8 April 2021 - Science Matters

    Sky fireballs and a shark in the stars: Indigenous art and astronomy

    Meriam elder Uncle Segar Passi shares his knowledge of weather, wildlife, sea, land and sky and how they influence his artwork with University of Melbourne

  3. Podcast25 March 2021 - Eavesdrop on Ideas

    Picturing the Event Horizon

    Eavesdrop on Ideas asks when science becomes art. The first image of a black hole, an Event Horizon, now sits in Museum of Modern Art – but is it actually art?

  4. 16 March 2021 - Science Matters

    Food for thought

    University students going hungry in Australia was a problem before COVID-19 – it’s time we had sustainable solutions, say University of Melbourne researchers

  5. 11 March 2021 - Science Matters

    The ‘Russian dolls’ of coral reefs

    New University of Melbourne research has discovered bacteria inside the algae that live inside corals, which helps to shed new light on reef-building corals.

  6. 10 March 2021 - Science Matters

    Fossil forests under Antarctic ice

    Recently described fossils are the most diverse yet of forests that grew in Antarctica 56 million years ago, finds new study including University of Melbourne

  7. 7 March 2021 - Science Matters

    One size doesn’t fit all for conserving our iconic kangaroos

    New University of Melbourne research looks at the benefits of planned fire for kangaroos and other Australian animals at a time of rapid environmental change.

  8. 7 March 2021 - Animals, Food & You

    Safeguarding Australia’s dairy herd

    New University of Melbourne research aims to develop a vaccine for Mycoplasma bovis mastitis - one of dairy’s major problems - using CRISPR technology.

  9. 7 March 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    The importance of teaching boys about brilliant women

    If we don't normalise brilliant women to girls and boys, it becomes a real problem for these women when boys become men, says a University of Melbourne expert.