COVID-19’s ongoing supply chain chaos
A University of Melbourne expert says ahead of the holidays, COVID-19’s disruption to our supply chains means backlogs and delays, but are we over the worst?
When department stores were more than just stores
A University of Melbourne archives exhibition looks back at the legacy of Melbourne department store, Foy & Gibson, on Australian retailing and manufacturing.
The future is prefabricated
Prefabrication can be a more environmentally and socially responsible way to build, and it's going mainstream, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Ex-auto workers could boost clean energy industry
As Australia's auto manufacturing industry shuts down, a University of Melbourne economist argues workers' skills could transfer to the clean energy industry.
How objects could soon ‘heal’ themselves
University of Melbourne researchers have developed a gel that self-heals like living tissue, which could make cracked phone screens a thing of the past.
Engineering the perfect Easter egg
The key to the perfect chocolate Easter egg is melting cocoa butter at the right temperature during manufacturing, according to the University of Melbourne.