Truth telling at Garma
The University of Melbourne is partnering with the Yothu Yindi Foundation to build a reconciliation culture for Australians - supporting Indigenous development.
The invisible colours protecting birds from overheating
University of Melbourne research finds the nanostructure of a bird's feathers can regulate its body temperature by reflecting or absorbing near infrared-light
Big tobacco vs Australia’s plain packaging
A University of Melbourne expert explores Big Tobacco's ongoing litigation, currently with the WTO, aimed at impeding Australia's cigarette plain packaging laws
Australia’s friendly history
University of Melbourne research looks into the history of Australia's friendly societies; which provided all sorts of support to Australians before welfare.
The sleepy lizard awakens new tools for climate change research
University of Melbourne research into the impact of water shortages on Australia's sleepy lizard gives us insight into the effects of climate change on animals.
The Uluru Statement from the Heart: Why I have hope
Although the government rejected the Uluru Statement of the Heart, a University of Melbourne academic finds there's reason to hope for indigenous recognition.
Duty and honour at the heart of Indigenous recognition
The Uluru Statement of the Heart would put a duty on Australian Governments to consult with Indigenous Australians, as has been already done in Canada and NZ.
This is not a drill: A cyberthreat reality check
Cybersecurity is now an official national priority for Australia, but what makes us vulnerable? A University of Melbourne special explores our cyber risk.
A Constitution shaped by distance
Australia is a big country, as well as globally remote; University of Melbourne experts look at what role distance has played in our constitutional development.
The hard science behind surviving a zombie attack
As Xbox releases its survival game, State of Decay 2, the developers called on a University of Melbourne disaster expert to model a zombie outbreak in Australia