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