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  1. Podcast18 September 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Honey I shrunk the particles!

    The University of Melbourne's Matt Faria needed an accessible way to test nanoparticle crystal formation in zero-gravity. So he skydived in the name of science.

  2. 8 September 2017 - Go Figure

    The deadly ingredients in a tropical hurricane

    As Hurricane Irma makes history as the longest-lasting, top-intensity hurricane recorded, a University of Melbourne expert looks at how these monsters form.

  3. 8 September 2017 - Legal Affairs

    RegTech and the future of customer protection

    The rise of RegTech in big business has helped companies ensure compliance; a University of Melbourne expert looks at how the innovation could protect customers

  4. 4 September 2017 - Science Matters

    Recurring fires are threatening the iconic snow gum

    The higher incidence of bushfires in recent years has devastated the snow gum population in the Victorian Alps, University of Melbourne research has found.

  5. 12 September 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Part human, part robot: The future of medical implantables

    Research is constantly expanding what implantable medical electronic devices can do. A University of Melbourne expert looks at where we're heading.

  6. 9 September 2017 - Science Matters

    Life’s a drag, unless you live in a bubble

    An international team led by the University of Melbourne has shown objects can sink in water with close to zero drag, proving an 18th century physics theory.

  7. 3 September 2017 - Science Matters

    Thunderstorm asthma: Counting pollen to save lives

    With the 2016 thunderstorm asthma event still fresh in our memories, the University of Melbourne provides data to help hay fever sufferers manage their symptoms

  8. 30 August 2017 - Animals, Food & You

    Mapping Australia’s snakebites for pets

    The first-of-its-kind Snakebite Map project, devised by vets at the University of Melbourne, tracks where and when our pets are being bitten around Australia.

  9. Podcast5 September 2017 - The Policy Shop

    Rise of the robots

    The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast explores automation's impact on how we work, and how it might help humanity thrive.

  10. 29 August 2017 - Science Matters

    Isolating mercury to protect food chains

    A new technique co-developed by a University of Melbourne academic isolates different forms of mercury based on their risk to the food chain and the environment