Sciences & Technology
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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