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  1. 20 December 2023 - Design

    Is Melbourne’s new bus proposal really faster and fairer?

    Melbourne’s new bus program could improve the city’s public transport system – but it doesn’t quite go far enough say University of Melbourne experts.

  2. 15 June 2023 - Design

    ‘Invisible’ infrastructure is the background to our modern lives

    They are critical to urban life, but we don’t often think about infrastructures. We should, says a new book from University of Melbourne researchers

  3. 16 November 2022 - Design

    Planning floodproof cities

    Devastating flooding in Seoul highlights the need to understand our environment when designing infrastructure for cities says University of Melbourne expert.

  4. 17 October 2022 - Design

    A Big Build or a big bet?

    Melbourne’s Suburban Rail Loop aims to support growth, but better land use and transport may deliver more benefits for less say University of Melbourne experts.

  5. 27 June 2022 - Humanities

    The making and unmaking of the East-West Link

    A new book by a University of Melbourne expert explores how Melbourne’s multi-billion dollar East-West Link was stymied from the start.

  6. 31 March 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    It’s critical we update flood guidance

    There’s been progress integrating climate change in engineering design; University of Melbourne experts say flood guidance must align with our changing climate.

  7. 25 June 2020 - Design

    Identifying the ‘Paris-End’ of town

    Good urban design can help enhance our health; new University of Melbourne research uses ‘big data’ to explore how Australian cities compare globally.

  8. 6 November 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Engineering a smart city

    The technology to transform our burgeoning city transport systems into intelligent networks for everyone is already here, University of Melbourne research shows

  9. 1 July 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    A land of drought and flooding rains

    University of Melbourne research finds understanding the link between increasing rainfall and dry soil conditions can help us better plan for climate change.

  10. 21 October 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    A bridge too far?

    Cutting-edge technologies from the University of Melbourne are helping ensure the safety of Australian bridges, as well as sustainable transport infrastructure.