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  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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.