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  1. 11 October 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    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.

  2. 9 September 2017 - Science Matters

    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.

  3. 15 August 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  4. 26 April 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  5. 5 April 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    The art of maths

    A series of computer generated images on display at the George Paton Gallery show the beauty of mathematics.

  6. 10 February 2017 - Science Matters

    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

  7. 7 May 2016 - Science Matters

    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

  8. 13 November 2015 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  9. 31 August 2015 - Science Matters

    How a mathematical equation opened a new frontier in nanotechnology

    Professor John Sader discovered a mathematical trick to simultaneously reveal both the shape and weight of nano-scale objects like proteins and viruses.

  10. 17 August 2015 - Engineering & Technology

    Unlocking the QR code – gimmick or game changer?

    QR codes are square clusters of black and white mini dots have become part of our daily lives, from supermarkets to boarding passes. But how do they work?