The satellite data mapping Australia’s new climate extremes
New University of Melbourne research is using data from satellites to help us better anticipate and adapt to climate change extremes in Australia.
A COVID-19 state of mind
The latest HILDA Survey shows the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown accelerated the already declining mental health of younger Australians.
Q&A: Victoria’s monster mosquito explosion
Do you feel like a personal donor to a rising number of blood-sucking mosquitoes this Australian spring? You’re not alone, say University of Melbourne experts.
Protecting Australia from foot-and-mouth disease
Australia's been free of foot-and-mouth disease since 1872, but outbreaks in neighbouring countries are a cause for concern, says University of Melbourne expert
Sport and that sense of belonging
For young people from disadvantaged and refugee communities in Australia, sport can help to create that sense of belonging says University of Melbourne expert.
The Australian grasshopper that’s given up sex
A unique grasshopper that's an all-female species that doesn’t have sex to reproduce gives new insights into evolution, say University of Melbourne experts.
Australia’s new government must tackle food insecurity
Australia’s ability to weather shocks to its food security deserves more attention from the in-coming government, says new University of Melbourne research
Stepping carefully amid conflict in the Pacific
Tensions between Australia, China and Solomon Islands can be eased with a greater focus on diplomacy, not militarisation, argue University of Melbourne experts
ACCC vs Big Tech: Round 10 and counting
University of Melbourne experts say the ACCC is taking on Big Tech again – this time it’s Meta – with a focus on dismantling a key Big Tech defence tool.
Get your heart checked
The recent deaths of high-profile Australians to suspected heart attacks reminds us all to check our heart health, says University of Melbourne expert.