Science, society and drug design
After being the first in his family to go to university, biochemist Sir Thomas Blundell has worked in music, local council, medical research and advisor to a PM
What are the keys to a successful urban innovation district?
Urban thinker Julie Wagner on how city innovation districts grow, and how their reliance on the physical and the local serves to foster creative industries.
Turning old tyres into new roads
A University of Melbourne innovation turns old tyres into permeable roads and pavements - helping both the environment and our future infrastructure.
The next big things in on-demand
The on-demand economy is changing how we consume everything from holidays to takeaways. Three University of Melbourne alumni share some industry insights.
Why are Australian start-ups failing?
Australian start-up businesses are failing to grow, the University of Melbourne finds out where entrepreneurs are going wrong.
Why Australia needs a business plan
Australia's drop in the innovation rankings and the lack of collaboration between industry and universities are the focus of this episode of The Policy Shop.
Drones will one day help Australian farms think for themselves: living, breathing self-sufficient pieces of land.
Why innovation requires a mix of skillsets
It’s not a shortage of STEM skills, but the lack of the right mix of talent across a business that is holding up the innovation train, a research group finds.
The (good) F-word
That other F-word – failure – has a certain beauty and necessity that Australians must embrace as the nation embarks on its 'innovation' boom time.
Innovation: How can Australia do it better?
Innovation could be ‘the ultimate competitive weapon’ for Australia. Professor Danny Samson explores the ways our leaders can make this happen.