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  1. 7 March 2022 - Legal Affairs

    Women leading the fight against climate change

    On International Women's Day, University of Melbourne experts say climate change is disproportionately affecting women, so adaption measures must ensure equity.

  2. 6 March 2022 - Design

    Doing more to stop sexual violence in plain sight

    This International Women's Day, a University of Melbourne expert says not understanding women’s fear in public spaces puts the burden safety on the victim.

  3. 4 March 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Girls forced to act as boys in Afghanistan

    By dressing girls as boys, Afghan families try to get around the country's rigid gender roles say University of Melbourne experts on International Women's Day

  4. 7 March 2021 - Learning & Teaching

    Getting racism out of the classroom

    Schools are part of a system of colonial rule not easily overwritten; University of Melbourne experts say teachers must work to challenge structural racism

  5. 7 March 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Finding an ‘early warning’ for preeclampsia

    New University of Melbourne research aims to develop an 'early-warning' blood test for pregnant women at risk of potentially life-threatening preeclampsia.

  6. 7 March 2021 - Science Matters

    One size doesn’t fit all for conserving our iconic kangaroos

    New University of Melbourne research looks at the benefits of planned fire for kangaroos and other Australian animals at a time of rapid environmental change.

  7. Podcast7 March 2021 - Humanities

    If our animals could speak

    Dr Laura Jean McKay, winner of the 2021 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for literature and University of Melbourne graduate discusses writing her first novel

  8. 7 March 2021 - Humanities

    Is this the end of the “American Century”?

    Is America's time as a superpower coming to end? A University of Melbourne expert says US exceptionalism reigns, but the Capitol Hill riots revealed a truth.

  9. 7 March 2021 - Animals, Food & You

    Safeguarding Australia’s dairy herd

    New University of Melbourne research aims to develop a vaccine for Mycoplasma bovis mastitis - one of dairy’s major problems - using CRISPR technology.

  10. 7 March 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    The importance of teaching boys about brilliant women

    If we don't normalise brilliant women to girls and boys, it becomes a real problem for these women when boys become men, says a University of Melbourne expert.