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  1. 10 July 2022 - Animals, Food & You

    The treatments keeping landmine detection dogs in the field

    New University of Melbourne research identifies the best treatments to protect Cambodia’s crucial landmine detection dogs from deadly tick-borne diseases

  2. 16 November 2021 - Science Matters

    Looking inside a pigeon’s ear using quantum technology

    Quantum microscopy can study biological cells containing tiny magnetic structures, including those within a pigeon’s ear, shows University of Melbourne research

  3. 30 September 2021 - Science Matters

    Whale migration in our noisy oceans

    University of Melbourne mathematical modelling finds the noise we make in our oceans is affecting marine life, particularly whales, confusing their migrations.

  4. Podcast7 March 2021 - Humanities

    If our animals could speak

    Dr Laura Jean McKay, winner of the 2021 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for literature and University of Melbourne graduate discusses writing her first novel

  5. 24 January 2021 - Animals, Food & You

    Life after the pandemic for your (new) pet

    As we start to emerge after lockdown, there are some steps that can help your pet adapt to life after social distancing says a University of Melbourne expert.

  6. Podcast6 January 2021 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    What COVID has taught us about the wildlife trade

    PhD student and conservation scientist Gerry Ryan explores the connections between global pandemics, humans, livestock, wildlife and conservation.

  7. 25 September 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    You wouldn’t hit a dog, so why would you kill one in Minecraft?

    Violence against humans in video games has long been controversial – but what about violence against animals in games, asks University of Melbourne experts?

  8. 19 August 2020 - Health & Medicine

    The ugly truth

    We say looks don't matter but University of Melbourne research finds more evidence that they do; understanding our response to ugliness can help counteract it

  9. 10 July 2020 - Animals, Food & You

    Testing wildlife could stop pandemics in their tracks

    The key to reducing disease in humans is proactive disease surveillance in animals; we already have the technology to do it say University of Melbourne experts.

  10. 29 April 2020 - Science Matters

    Going beyond political borders to protect threatened animals

    As a global community, we must work beyond our national borders to protect threatened species and maintain biodiversity say University of Melbourne experts.