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  1. 9 February 2024 - Science Matters

    “I’ll never forget the first iceberg we saw”

    University of Melbourne's Dr Kristy DiGiacomo switched goats for penguins when she travelled to Antarctica as part of a global women in STEMM leadership program

  2. 5 December 2023 - Engineering & Technology

    The Southern Ocean is Earth’s climate ‘engine room’

    A multi-camera shipboard monitoring system is giving University of Melbourne researchers much-needed measurements of wind, waves and ice in the Antarctic

  3. 10 March 2021 - Science Matters

    Fossil forests under Antarctic ice

    Recently described fossils are the most diverse yet of forests that grew in Antarctica 56 million years ago, finds new study including University of Melbourne

  4. 10 February 2020 - Science Matters

    Challenging the climate of bias

    On International Day of Girls and Women in Science, a University of Melbourne expert who went on the largest all-woman expedition to Antarctica is optimistic

  5. 30 May 2019 - Go Figure

    The geopolitics of Antarctica

    In 1959, countries around the world came together to establish the Antarctic Treaty; a University of Melbourne expert says it came at a time of frosty politics.

  6. 17 December 2018 - Science Matters

    How do aerosols help our atmosphere clean itself?

    University of Melbourne researchers are using the AIRBOX, a unique shipboard laboratory, to measure climate change in Antarctica's pristine air and waters.

  7. 4 May 2018 - Under the Microscope

    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

  8. 21 December 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    What pancake ice tells us about the climate

    At the University of Melbourne, the first fresh-water wave tank of its kind in the world studies how pancake ice forms, telling us more about our climate.

  9. 3 November 2017 - Under the Microscope

    The winding road to Yale

    University of Melbourne PhD candidate Emma Shortis is the first University of Melbourne student to receive the prestigious Yale Fox International Fellowship.

  10. 14 September 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Exploring the birthplace of monster waves

    A University of Melbourne researcher joined an Antarctic expedition to explore what rogue waves can tell us about the impact of global climate change.