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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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

  7. 11 June 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    Extreme waves set to be bigger and more frequent

    As the planet warms University of Melbourne researchers warn extreme wave events appear set to be bigger and happen more often, threatening increased flooding.

  8. 18 April 2020 - Design

    COVID-19 is an opportunity to reset our environmental future

    COVID-19 is having short-term environmental benefits, but a University of Melbourne expert says it's an opportunity to plan our low or zero net emissions future

  9. 30 March 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    COVID-19 drop in pollution to be short-lived

    COVID-19’s hit to the global economy is reducing air pollution but the recovery could worsen the environment and emissions, warns University of Melbourne expert

  10. 7 March 2020 - Humanities

    Motherhood in a climate crisis

    On International Women's Day, a University of Melbourne experts says as our planet and society changes, mothers are on the frontline of the ecological battle.