Using maths to assess blocked arteries
University of Melbourne researchers have used laser imaging to mathematically model the severity of artery blockages and now may be able to predict danger areas
How convincing is a Y-chromosome profile match?
Y chromosome profiles are used in sexual assault cases but can confuse juries; a new approach from the University of Melbourne will help clarify this evidence.
Using maths to map mines deep underground
Software, created by University of Melbourne researchers, takes its inspiration from microchips to design underground tunnel networks for the mining industry.
Life’s a drag, unless you live in a bubble
An international team led by the University of Melbourne has shown objects can sink in water with close to zero drag, proving an 18th century physics theory.
Realising the promise of STEM education
Australia is behind in students learning STEM subjects; the University of Melbourne looks at how other countries are inspiring kids to take maths and sciences.
Minding the gap for boys and girls at school
Aptitude isn't gendered, so how do we address the school performance gaps between girls and boys? University of Melbourne researchers delve into the causes.
The art of maths
A series of computer generated images on display at the George Paton Gallery show the beauty of mathematics.
Equality in science: A mission still not accomplished
In the 1960s three African-American women helped put astronauts into orbit. Hidden Figures tells their story, but women in science are still battling inequality
The proof behind The Man Who Knew Infinity
A new film explores the relationship between Indian mathematics genius Srinivasa Ramanujan and the mentors that showed him the beauty of the mathematical proof
Boosting science and maths study starts in primary school
Stephen Dinham argues specialist primary science and maths teachers will help encourage more students to study science and maths to higher levels.