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  1. 6 August 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    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.

  2. 25 July 2019 - Science Matters

    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

  3. Podcast24 July 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Indigenous astronomy

    University of Melbourne's Duane Hamacher works with communities to increase the representation of Indigenous astronomy and astrophysics

  4. 19 July 2019 - Science Matters

    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.

  5. 18 July 2019 - Science Matters

    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.

  6. 8 July 2019 - Science Matters

    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.

  7. 3 July 2019 - Science Matters

    The ‘freak wave’ myth

    New University of Melbourne research finds 'freak waves’ don’t really exist and Australia’s experienced rock fishers best understand the dangers of the ocean.

  8. 3 July 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Mimicking nature’s own plastic

    Amino acid polypeptides are nature's own plastic and University of Melbourne researchers are aiming to chemically mimic nature to make fully compostable plastic

  9. 23 June 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Will a computer take your job?

    Although many predict that computers could become smarter than us, a University of Melbourne experts says we shouldn't forget people power in the age of AI.

  10. 21 June 2019 - Science Matters

    Prove it – with maths

    Pythagoras' theorem and other mathematical proofs are not just intellectual exercises but reveal the fundamentals of nature say University of Melbourne experts.