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  1. 4 June 2020 - Science Matters

    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.

  2. Podcast27 May 2020 - Science Matters

    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.

  3. Podcast30 October 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    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.

  4. 2 June 2019 - Science Matters

    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’.

  5. 14 May 2018 - Science Matters

    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.

  6. 26 June 2017 - Humanities

    Rebuilding cultural heritage after disaster

    A University of Melbourne team helped restore precious churches after the 2013 Philippine earthquake, adapting established Western conservation practices.

  7. Podcast25 August 2016 - Up Close

    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.

  8. 12 May 2016 - Science Matters

    Is Bhutan’s earthquake hiatus over?

    After centuries with no major earthquake, new research suggests Bhutan’s luck may be running out.

  9. 21 August 2015 - Big Read

    Engineering a safer future in Nepal

    Days after a massive earthquake tore through his homeland, Nepalese student Tilak Pokharel was on a plane, putting years of learning to good use.