The new model powering faster flood predictions
A new simplified hydrodynamic model by University of Melbourne researchers predicts flooding quickly – reducing flood forecasting time from days to seconds.
The smallest marine microbes share nutrients – briefly
Fleeting interactions between the smallest phytoplankton and bacteria help to shape global ocean productivity, finds new University of Melbourne led research
The steps we can take to combat COVID-19 in 2023
University of Melbourne computer modelling finds that in 2023, vaccinations and early public health measures can still reduce the impact of new COVID variants
Using mathematics to treat malaria
Mathematics can track parasite resistance to antimalarial drugs so agencies can target the right drug to where it's needed, says University of Melbourne expert
Forecasting landslides from space
A new data-driven tool uses satellites to predict devastating natural disasters with pinpoint accuracy before they occur shows University of Melbourne research
Charting our way back to normal
A new web tool weighs the costs and benefits of different policy responses as Australia charts way to post-COVID-19 normal, say University of Melbourne experts
So, Victoria, what do we do now?
A University of Melbourne expert says it’s now mathematically impossible that Melbourne will reach its COVID-19 case target to release to Step 3 of the Roadmap.
Rating Victoria’s COVID-19 Roadmap
Victoria’s Roadmap out of the COVID-19 restrictions is good but there are grounds for tweaking it, says University of Melbourne expert Professor Tony Blakely
Locked and loaded: Using genomic sequencing to target COVID-19’s weak spots
A new open-access tool, COVID-3D, harnesses SARS-CoV-2 genomic information to ensure therapeutic efforts remain effective say University of Melbourne experts.
Modelling Victoria’s escape from COVID-19
Dynamic policy models can help Victoria think through how we get to ‘COVID-normal’. Here University of Melbourne experts explain their new modelling