The biometric data that could predict racehorse injury
Linking existing biometric data could help identify and prevent racehorse injuries before they become catastrophic, finds University of Melbourne research.
Preventing racehorse injuries
Racehorse injuries can be prevented by careful practice for the horse and monitoring by veterinarians aided by imaging tech, says University of Melbourne expert
Seeing the beauty in animal bone research
Dr Babatunde Ayodele is part of a team researching the bones of racehorses. Now, his research has inspired the façade of a new University of Melbourne building.
We’re the world’s biggest losers, but odds are we’ll still punt this Cup Day
As Melbourne Cup approaches, a University of Melbourne expert argues more regulation is needed to prevent online bookies taking advantage of problem gamblers.
Close to the bone: The case for remodelling racehorse training
Racehorse training regimens are not giving horses' bones enough rest time, leading to poor performance and greater risk of deadly injuries.