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  1. 30 November 2022 - Science Matters

    More fires as our air gets thirstier

    We face an increased forest fire risk –for at least an extra 30 days per year– without urgent climate action finds new University of Melbourne-led research

  2. 1 November 2022 - Science Matters

    The fiery curse of conservation

    Land-use has driven catastrophic bushfires in Australia. University of Melbourne research says it’s time Aboriginal knowledge owners led their Country to health

  3. 6 September 2022 - Design

    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

  4. 17 November 2021 - Under the Microscope

    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

  5. 28 July 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  6. 7 March 2021 - Science Matters

    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.

  7. 22 January 2021 - Design

    Rethinking urbanity

    The NGV Triennial explores the necessity of continuity in understanding place and forces us to rethink our urbanity, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  8. 26 May 2020 - Design

    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

  9. 28 February 2020 - Design

    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

  10. 21 February 2020 - Science Matters

    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.