Extinct Tasmanian tiger now back in 3D
University of Melbourne experts have scanned and modelled preserved Tasmanian Tiger joeys, allowing them to reconstruct the marsupials' growth and development.
Think twice before going ‘off the grid’
Microgrids provide a revolutionary approach to creating sustainable, low carbon communities, towns and cities, according to a University of Melbourne expert.
Julia Gillard: On women
Former PM Julia Gillard looks back at her legacy to women in Australia as the University of Melbourne marks The McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership.
John Howard: On gun control
Former PM John Howard looks back at his legacy on gun control in Australia as the University of Melbourne marks the McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership.
Remembering Australia’s polio scourge
Polio epidemics were a scourge in Australia until the vaccine arrived; a University of Melbourne expert looks back at how polio was treated, and feared.
Why we must be ready for bushfires this summer
A University of Melbourne expert warns emergency services and communities must learn from the mistakes of bushfires past, like Black Saturday, to save lives.
Australia’s ‘nothing to see here’ approach to climate policy
The Government’s review of climate change policy reveals a ‘nothing to see here’ approach, which according to University of Melbourne experts, is not surprising
Energy transition in China and Australia
Australia and China are both transitioning away from fossil fuels but their reasons for doing so differ, says University of Melbourne expert Ross Garnaut.
Why we’re all in a flap about our favourite birds
The Guardian Australian Bird of the Year poll shows just how much we love our native birds, and there's good reason, says a University of Melbourne expert.
The many voices of the North
University of Melbourne research explores the multilingualism of indigenous languages in remote communities in north Australia bound up in custom and tradition