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  1. Podcast28 October 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The algorithms of art

    The University of Melbourne’s Professor Smith-Miles’ has created a collection of intricate and beautiful 2D images, arising from her mathematics research.

  2. 2 September 2020 - Science Matters

    Group testing to help control COVID-19

    Large-scale testing is key to controlling COVID-19 and analysing grouped samples can be an efficient way to do it argues a University of Melbourne expert

  3. 19 August 2020 - Under the Microscope

    The mathematics of evolution

    Dr Jared Field’s work in mathematical biology is working to understand real-world issues – and has landed him in the ABC's Top 5 Media Residency Program.

  4. 28 August 2019 - Science Matters

    Heroines of mathematics

    We asked some of the University of Melbourne's prominent mathematicians to share with us who their favourite maths heroines are and why.

  5. 21 June 2019 - Science Matters

    Prove it – with maths

    Pythagoras' theorem and other mathematical proofs are not just intellectual exercises but reveal the fundamentals of nature say University of Melbourne experts.

  6. 12 December 2018 - Science Matters

    Measuring forces between atoms that don’t want to be measured

    New research from the University of Melbourne shows that when it comes to measuring the force between two atoms - it may actually be hiding from you.

  7. 5 November 2018 - Under the Microscope

    Stress testing algorithms

    University of Melbourne academic Professor Kate Smith-Miles uses mathematical questions and algorithms to find the best way to making the world a better place.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.