Seismic ears to the ground
A network detecting about 400 earthquakes every year in Victoria’s Gippsland is helping protect people and infrastructure, say University of Melbourne experts
What Victoria’s earthquake tells us about the safety of our structures
Australia has earthquake safety regulations, but University of Melbourne experts say the earthquake reminds us about the safety of our buildings and structures.
Q&A: 4 things you need to know about Victoria’s earthquake
The largest onshore earthquake in Victoria's recorded history has rocked our east coast, University of Melbourne experts explain where it came from
When Central Australia slipped and trembled
New University of Melbourne research in Central Australia provides key insights into how some faults may break in Australia to produce larger earthquakes.
Innovation during crisis
Mark Quigley, Earth Sciences Professor at the University of Melbourne explains how the Canterbury earthquakes and COVID-19 both inspired innovative responses.
The artistry of geology
Engineering geologist Michael Webster combined his passion for geology and art, turning geotechnical assessments of Southbank’s Testing Grounds into a 3D model.
Earthquakes that talk to each other
University of Melbourne research finds two earthquakes in Victoria seven years ago can tell us a lot about how fault lines ‘talk to each other’.
The big picture of the Kilauea eruption
A University of Melbourne expert explains what the eruption of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano can tell us about what’s happening deep in the Earth’s crust.
Rebuilding cultural heritage after disaster
A University of Melbourne team helped restore precious churches after the 2013 Philippine earthquake, adapting established Western conservation practices.
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.