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  1. Podcast9 May 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Smashing through science’s glass ceiling

    Frances Separovic from the University of Melbourne was recently named one of 12 Distinguished Women In Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.

  2. 4 May 2018 - Under the Microscope

    If we could talk to the animals

    Animals, like people, are more productive when they are treated well; a University of Melbourne researcher finds it also benefits the people who work with them

  3. 18 April 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    The limits of modelling: Knowing we don’t know

    Modelling the impact on groundwater of mine developments is critical but a University of Melbourne expert warns that we need to understand the limits of models

  4. 20 April 2018 - Science Matters

    Your grandchildren may retire before we have gender equality in science

    University of Melbourne research has found the gender gap for women working in STEMM could remain for generations without intervention.

  5. 12 April 2018 - Science Matters

    The mind behind prize winning science

    Professor Jacques Miller from WEHI and the University of Melbourne has been recognised with a prestigious Japan Prize for his pioneering immunology research.

  6. 9 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Who should own research data?

    Following the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the rise of personal sensors, a University of Melbourne expert asks whether data should belong to participants

  7. 29 March 2018 - Science Matters

    Quantum boost for medical imaging

    University of Melbourne quantum physicists demonstrate a new technique to potentially 'light up' our molecular insides to produce more powerful MRI scans.

  8. 28 March 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Data privacy and power

    Amid the fallout over harvested Facebook data, University of Melbourne experts argue that we need more control over our data and less of it being collected.

  9. 21 March 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Sensing a serious problem

    New wearable technology, that includes the University of Melbourne, could help people working in harsh environments, like mining, to monitor their own wellbeing

  10. 14 March 2018 - Science Matters

    It’s not just antenna size, but scales that matter for lonely male moths

    University of Melbourne research finds some male moths have evolved intricate scale arrangements on their antennae to enhance detection of female sex pheromones