Sciences & Technology
Science needs to look inward to move forward
Robust research depends on encouraging more open and transparent practices – experts in metascience at University of Melbourne are working out how to do it
Climate change policy: The missing middle
The COVID crisis has brought about bipartisanship and consensus; University of Melbourne experts say this is urgently needed for effective climate change policy
Extreme waves set to be bigger and more frequent
As the planet warms University of Melbourne researchers warn extreme wave events appear set to be bigger and happen more often, threatening increased flooding.
When tools for a health emergency become tools of oppression
Surveillance technology and powers deployed to combat COVID-19 can and are being used to threaten civil freedoms, University of Melbourne experts warn.
When Central Australia slipped and trembled
New University of Melbourne research in Central Australia provides key insights into how some faults may break in Australia to produce larger earthquakes.
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.
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.
Coins and constellations
A new $A1 coin features the Emu in the Sky, a famous dark constellation with special meaning for Indigenous Australians, says a University of Melbourne expert.
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?