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  1. 6 October 2020 - Science Matters

    A new thermometer for studying our past climate

    By studying underwater mineral deposits from cave pools, University of Melbourne researchers have developed a new tool to understand our climate history.

  2. 21 August 2020 - Science Matters

    The rapid climate changes of the last glacial period

    Using climate records from stalagmites, new research led by University of Melbourne confirms climate changes between the tropics and the Arctic were synchronous

  3. 12 August 2020 - Design

    Water management worldwide is failing, it’s time for a new approach

    Climate extremes mean we need robust inter-disciplinary solutions from climate and social scientists, engineers and lawyers say University of Melbourne experts.

  4. 29 May 2020 - Design

    Water management? Yes, it’s personal

    Water-planning experts shows they have vastly differing risk perceptions, which may reduce the chance of innovative practices being implemented finds U

  5. 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

  6. 25 May 2020 - Animals, Food & You

    Helping dairy cows to beat the heat

    Heat stress is a key issue for the dairy industry, but some strategies may help reduce the negative impacts on cows, finds new University of Melbourne research.

  7. 23 March 2020 - Design

    Reduce, reuse and recycle for a circular economy

    Using a University of Melbourne campus as a ‘living laboratory’, a new study evaluates what materials universities use and how to reduce environmental effects.

  8. 13 March 2020 - Science Matters

    What causes an ice age to end?

    New University of Melbourne research is solving one of the enigmas in palaeoclimatology – to understand why an ice age ended, we need to know when it ended.

  9. Podcast7 March 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    On the hunt for ancient reefs

    As we mark International Women's Day, the university of Melbourne's Dr Ashleigh Hood describes the inspiration behind her worldwide search for ancient reefs.

  10. 25 February 2020 - Science Matters

    When will Australia’s drought break?

    For drought-busting rains, we might just have to wait for the tropical oceans to serve up some moisture, finds new research including University of Melbourne.