Designing homes for extreme weather
The devastating effects of extreme weather mean we urgently need to design homes to protect human life and protect buildings says University of Melbourne expert
Cultivating inclusive research
Being outside the mainstream helped guide University of Melbourne scientist Dr Andrea Rawluk onto a path of research that integrates the environment and society
Giving students time for recovery and learning
We shouldn't rapidly return schools to the old ‘normal’, but provide students with adequate support to enjoy learning say University of Melbourne experts
One size doesn’t fit all for conserving our iconic kangaroos
New University of Melbourne research looks at the benefits of planned fire for kangaroos and other Australian animals at a time of rapid environmental change.
The NGV Triennial explores the necessity of continuity in understanding place and forces us to rethink our urbanity, says a University of Melbourne expert.
What can Australia’s pandemic response teach us about bushfire recovery?
Australia’s governments responded rapidly to COVID-19, but the response to our devastating bushfires suffers by comparison says a University of Melbourne expert
Disasters, planning and Australian tourism
Australia’s bushfires have cost our tourism industry billions; University of Melbourne experts say in future, tourism and disaster resilience must be integrated
How do we protect our unique biodiversity from megafires?
University of Melbourne experts say Australia's summer bushfires should remind us just how easily our unique biodiversity and ecosystems could be wiped out.
Our savage history of fighting bushfires
As Australia endures horror bushfires, a new project by the University of Melbourne is discovering the country’s historical firefighters who lost their lives.
Why Australia’s severe bushfires may be bad news for tree regeneration
Australia’s trees have evolved with fire, most needing it for renewal, but now our forests have had too much severe fire, say University of Melbourne experts.