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  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 25 March 2020 - Education

    How to keep your head during COVID-19

    In a crisis the first impulse can be fear or panic, but COVID-19 demands clear thought. A University of Melbourne expert explains how to adapt your own thinking

  4. 28 November 2019 - Inside Business

    Why do we say things we later regret?

    Why do we say things we shouldn't? In a series of experiments University of Melbourne research finds that being aroused makes us less careful about what we say.

  5. 18 November 2019 - Legal Affairs

    How do you judge tough military decisions?

    What is the role of hindsight and experience in judging difficult military decisions with life or death at stake? A University of Melbourne expert investigates.

  6. 10 October 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Unlocking the secret to changing our minds

    Understanding the power of how we change our minds is closer after University of Melbourne and University College London research identified the neural patterns

  7. 29 July 2019 - Inside Business

    Lucky leaders: How we view the good outcomes of people in power

    University of Melbourne research finds we are more likely to attribute the good outcomes of a leader’s decisions to luck, and bad ones to personal failure.

  8. 3 January 2019 - Education

    Adapting yourself to take action on the environment

    Wanting to take action on climate change and the environment is the easy bit, doing it is harder. Here a University of Melbourne expert outlines an action model

  9. 11 December 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    How difficult decisions change our brains

    New University of Melbourne research finds making a difficult choice between two desirable things can change the way our brains think about future preferences.

  10. 22 September 2018 - Animals, Food & You

    Getting real on strawberry needle risk

    Australia's strawberry needle scare is a case of risk perceptions running ahead of the actual risk, explains a University of Melbourne researcher.