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  1. 14 December 2018 - Science Matters

    A giant lobster, by any other name

    Tasmania's at-risk crayfish is the world's largest freshwater invertebrate; for a University of Melbourne biochemist, finding its real name was just the start.

  2. 19 November 2018 - Public Affairs

    If all else fails, do the conventional thing

    Government intervention in our National Electricity Market is now common; a University of Melbourne expert warns that without a national approach, we're at risk

  3. 2 October 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    How does Australia manage population growth?

    University of Melbourne expert Peter McDonald explains why, despite political commentary stating otherwise, Australia gets population planning right.

  4. 16 September 2018 - Public Affairs

    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.

  5. 6 September 2018 - Science Matters

    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

  6. 5 September 2018 - Legal Affairs

    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

  7. 31 August 2018 - Public Affairs

    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.

  8. 5 August 2018 - Science Matters

    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.

  9. 19 July 2018 - Legal Affairs

    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.

  10. 17 June 2018 - Legal Affairs

    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.