Using engineering to (em)power others
At the University of Melbourne, a passion for making a meaningful impact saw Stella Ulm embarking on a journey from economics to mechanical engineering
Unaipon: Behind the da Vinci comparisons
David Unaipon is known as an Aboriginal polymath. What do comparisons with da Vinci mean regarding settler-colonial history ask University of Melbourne experts.
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.
3D printing medical equipment for COVID-19
3D printing is proving ideal for designing and prototyping medical personal protective equipment during COVID-19 pandemic say University of Melbourne experts.
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.
Amazon’s arrival can drive innovation and improvement
Amazon's inevitable entry into Australia will shake up the local retail sector, which will need to innovate to stare down the online giant.