Sciences & Technology
Two data points enough to spot you in open transport records
University of Melbourne researchers have re-identified themselves and others in supposedly anonymous Myki datasets - highlighting a risk to privacy and safety.
The frontiers of physics: From planets to photons
University of Melbourne physicist Professor David Jamieson takes us on a journey of his research; from Galileo’s historic discoveries to quantum computing.
The next big scientific thing
As National Science Week celebrates scientific discovery in Australia, University of Melbourne experts look at what the next big thing in science could be.
Could your smartphone become your therapist?
Digital mental healthcare can potentially help people, but University of Melbourne research finds the relationship between patient and therapist remains key.
Climate is warming faster now than last 2000 years
The climate is warming faster now than in the last 2000 years, affecting the whole planet finds new international research including the University of Melbourne
University of Melbourne's Duane Hamacher works with communities to increase the representation of Indigenous astronomy and astrophysics
Where next for space exploration?
As the world marks the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, University of Melbourne experts explore what the next ‘giant leap’ might be in space exploration.
Using bacteria to control mosquitoes
A University of Melbourne research trial finds the Wolbachia bacteria suppresses dengue-fever carrying mosquitoes, but more work is needed to stop their spread.
Saving the secrets of the jars of Laos
The mysterious Plain of Jars in Laos, which University of Melbourne archaeologists are working to reveal, has just been made a UNESCO World Heritage site.