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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 28 July 2020 - Design

    The local governments declaring a climate emergency

    University of Melbourne research finds that only a small proportion of the local governments declaring a climate emergency have developed action plans.

  8. 14 July 2020 - Science Matters

    The geographies of COVID-19

    Geographers don’t just look at where COVID-19 is occurring, they ask why. University of Melbourne experts say the big picture helps to understand the pandemic.

  9. 13 July 2020 - Science Matters

    What could Australia’s clean energy future look like?

    The COVID crisis has created opportunities to accelerate technologies to make Australia a renewable energy superpower, say University of Melbourne experts.

  10. 12 June 2020 - Science Matters

    Climate change policy: The missing middle

    The COVID crisis has brought about bipartisanship and consensus; University of Melbourne experts say this is urgently needed for effective climate change policy