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  1. 11 December 2020 - Science Matters

    Watch episode 1: Climate Conversations: Australia in 2029

    University of Melbourne's Climate Conversations addresses the challenges and opportunities of climate change to create a positive future.

  2. 30 November 2020 - Legal Affairs

    The investor-led push on climate change

    University of Melbourne experts say investor-led pressure on Australian companies is forcing Boards to adopt business practices to meet climate change goals.

  3. 27 November 2020 - Inside Business

    Insurance failing when we need it most

    Australia's insurance industry needs to come up with ways to cover losses from major disasters like bushfires and pandemics, says University of Melbourne expert

  4. 30 October 2020 - Health & Medicine

    Why COVID-19 should make us rethink our relationship with meat

    A University of Melbourne expert says after COVID-19 spread through abattoirs and meat processing facilities, it gives us a chance to reconsider eating meat.

  5. 16 October 2020 - Inside Business

    Sustainable success for Australian business

    A University of Melbourne expert says the disruption of COVID-19 provides an opportunity for Australian businesses to adopt more sustainable practices.

  6. 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.

  7. 30 September 2020 - Design

    The time is now for Indigenous design equity

    Indigenous Australians have long been architects, engineers and land managers; a University of Melbourne expert says that wisdom must help tackle climate change

  8. 20 August 2020 - Science Matters

    The story in the bones of lizards and frogs

    CT scans of fossilised bones of Australia’s lizards and frogs are helping University of Melbourne experts understand adaption and extinction amid climate change

  9. 5 August 2020 - Science Matters

    Tracking the movement of mosquito stowaways

    Mosquitoes are a challenge to global health, but University of Melbourne genomics research is trying to stop risky species sneaking past Australian biosecurity.

  10. 31 July 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    Rising global flood risk demands action

    By 2100 tens of millions more people and trillions of dollars more of the world economy will be at risk of flooding, University of Melbourne researchers warn.