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  1. 18 February 2020 - Science Matters

    The wicked risks of biosecurity

    As our world becomes increasingly connected, we need to manage the risk of introduced pests via targeted biosecurity efforts say University of Melbourne experts

  2. 12 February 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    Making milk powder less energy intensive

    A pilot study including the University of Melbourne uses a cheese making by-product to concentrate milk, reducing the energy required in dairy powder production

  3. 10 February 2020 - Science Matters

    Challenging the climate of bias

    On International Day of Girls and Women in Science, a University of Melbourne expert who went on the largest all-woman expedition to Antarctica is optimistic

  4. 10 February 2020 - Humanities

    The changing face of science

    A University of Melbourne expert says International Day of Women and Girls in Science reminds us that our perception of how science is taught must change.

  5. 3 February 2020 - Science Matters

    Don’t blame nature for the disasters we’ve created

    New research, including the University of Melbourne, finds recent ‘natural’ disasters like severe bushfires and crippling drought aren't natural at all.

  6. 30 January 2020 - Science Matters

    Why Australia’s severe bushfires may be bad news for tree regeneration

    Australia’s trees have evolved with fire, most needing it for renewal, but now our forests have had too much severe fire, say University of Melbourne experts.

  7. 29 January 2020 - Public Affairs

    Is Donald Trump anti-science? The data says yes

    Donald Trump’s hostility to science is confirmed in an analysis of past and present US Presidential words and actions, say University of Melbourne experts.

  8. 24 January 2020 - Science Matters

    Dengue-blocking bacteria endure the heat

    A new approach to dengue control that uses anti-viral bacteria is vulnerable to heatwaves, but the bacteria bounce back finds University of Melbourne research.

  9. 22 January 2020 - Science Matters

    Food to fight hidden hunger

    University of Melbourne researchers are redesigning wheat to create healthier versions of one of the world’s favourite foods – bread.