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  1. 2 February 2024 - Science Matters

    We are not tracking the impact of half the world’s mines

    University of Melbourne research using global-scale mapping of mining areas in satellite imagery reveals a stunning lack of data on mining activity and impacts

  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. 18 April 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    The limits of modelling: Knowing we don’t know

    Modelling the impact on groundwater of mine developments is critical but a University of Melbourne expert warns that we need to understand the limits of models

  4. 21 March 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Sensing a serious problem

    New wearable technology, that includes the University of Melbourne, could help people working in harsh environments, like mining, to monitor their own wellbeing

  5. 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.

  6. 17 August 2016 - Public Affairs

    Responsible mining doesn’t have to be an oxymoron

    Mining in the 21st century can deliver the goods and be more socially and environmentally acceptable, a new book by Dr Sara Bice shows.

  7. 20 November 2015 - Legal Affairs

    Coalface tactics

    Conservation groups are using the law to disrupt the coalmining industry and government approval of planned mines, says University of Melbourne expert.