Our savage history of fighting bushfires
As Australia endures horror bushfires, a new project by the University of Melbourne is discovering the country’s historical firefighters who lost their lives.
The artistry of geology
Engineering geologist Michael Webster combined his passion for geology and art, turning geotechnical assessments of Southbank’s Testing Grounds into a 3D model.
The joy of becoming a horrible goose
A University of Melbourne experts says the new genre-defying videogame, Untitled Goose Game, combines old-school playability and contemporary technology.
Making Australia’s most liveable city more inclusive
Melbourne is a great city to live in, but University of Melbourne research finds it needs to do better for people with a disability by making it more accessible
Two data points enough to spot you in open transport records
University of Melbourne researchers have re-identified themselves and others in supposedly anonymous Myki datasets - highlighting a risk to privacy and safety.
Why we need to use water desalination plants early
Turning on the Wonthaggi water desalination plant now will save money in the long run and head off an emergency later say University of Melbourne experts
Australia: Liveability vs sustainability
In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast Professor Lars Coenen looks at how Melbourne can become a truly sustainable city.
Australia’s friendly history
University of Melbourne research looks into the history of Australia's friendly societies; which provided all sorts of support to Australians before welfare.
“A world-class cultural capital needs a world-class arts training faculty”
Martyn Myer doesn't take no for an answer; his tenacity is behind the redevelopment of the University of Melbourne's redevelopment of the VCA Southbank campus.
Melbourne's housing crisis and homelessness
As Melbourne faces a housing crisis, a University of Melbourne expert looks at a new scheme that's getting people who’ve become homeless into home ownership.