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  1. 19 March 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Spinal simulation device for hands-on learning

    University of Melbourne engineers have developed SpinalLog, a sensor device that allows physiotherapy students to simulate and practice spinal mobilisation.

  2. 6 March 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Could robots protect us in the surf?

    University of Melbourne researchers are using multi-vehicle robotics to help solve some of the problems faced by humans doing dirty and dangerous jobs

  3. Podcast6 March 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Molecules in motion

    Professor Eva Nogales, 2019 Grimwade Medallist, explains how she uses the cryo-EM technique to study our cells' microtubules and improve disease management.

  4. 7 March 2019 - Science Matters

    Don’t ask women leaders to act like men

    Diversity is about accepting difference, says University of Melbourne's Frances Separovic, the first female chemist elected to the Australian Academy of Science

  5. 7 March 2019 - Science Matters

    Finding dark matter in the dark

    University of Melbourne physicists are working in a laboratory 1000 metres below ground in a gold mine, to confirm the existence of mysterious dark matter

  6. 25 February 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Using AI to make your smartphone smarter

    Our smartphones aren't very smart. But University of Melbourne research is working on Artificial Intelligence that predicts when you will reach for your mobile

  7. 20 February 2019 - Science Matters

    What plant proteins can tell us about Alzheimer’s

    University of Melbourne-led research finds that a protein helping plants to grow under salt stress shares features with Tau, the protein linked to Alzheimer's.

  8. 14 February 2019 - Go Figure

    Would cockroaches really survive a nuclear apocalypse?

    University of Melbourne experts look at the cockroaches' reputation for resilience and whether they really would survive a nuclear bomb and radiation.

  9. 7 February 2019 - Under the Microscope

    Tackling human error to stop vehicle accidents

    Improving safety is the big driver of transport innovation and the technology focus is now on saving drivers from themselves says University of Melbourne expert

  10. 4 February 2019 - Science Matters

    Black Saturday: Have we fixed a flawed system?

    Black Saturday was the worst bushfire disaster in Australia; a University of Melbourne expert looks at whether the Royal Commission changed our fire management.