Preparing for our new extremes
University of Melbourne research has developed a new tools in disaster-resilience modelling; as we face the effects of extreme climate change and disasters.
The hard science behind surviving a zombie attack
As Xbox releases its survival game, State of Decay 2, the developers called on a University of Melbourne disaster expert to model a zombie outbreak in Australia
Earthquakes: The lessons learned
Earthquake researcher Associate Professor Mark Quigley on the lessons learned from recent major earthquakes and how to better prepare regions at risk.
Send us baby food, board games - and some barmaids
Newly-released Red Cross Australia records show the relief effort after Cyclone Tracy devastated Darwin involved supplying all kinds of aid to residents.