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  1. 3 October 2018 - Science Matters

    So, you want to work in Quantum computing?

    As the University of Melbourne joins the IBM Q Network, researchers, businesses and universities are already getting themselves quantum ready.

  2. 15 August 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Decoding data to predict landslides

    New software from the University of Melbourne can predict landslides two weeks before they happen, potentially predicting mine collapses and other disasters.

  3. 22 February 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    When computers make art

    Artificial intelligence is making art that appears as good as that made by humans. A University of Melbourne mathematician and artist examines what is going on.

  4. 14 November 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  5. 4 November 2017 - Science Matters

    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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.