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  1. 22 April 2024 - Health & Wellbeing

    Healthcare has a waste problem, but we can achieve net zero

    Healthcare professionals deal with the outcomes of climate change but can also be part of the solution say University of Melbourne experts

  2. 9 January 2024 - Inside Business

    Australia’s electric vehicle future must be priced right

    If Australia is going to hit its Net Zero emissions target, governments need to encourage electric vehicle adoption says a University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 17 November 2023 - Science Matters

    From diet to climate, our fertility is at risk

    A childhood fascination with the family dairy farm led University of Melbourne Associate Professor Mark Green to a career in reproductive biology

  4. 15 November 2023 - Design

    Decarbonising transport for our health

    Transforming Australia’s carbon-intensive road transport system can also solve significant public health challenges, say University of Melbourne experts

  5. 28 August 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Opening the flood gates at Fukushima

    Discharging radioactive water from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is avoidable, risky and potentially illegal, say University of Melbourne experts

  6. 12 July 2023 - Science Matters

    Air pollution makes it harder for insects to find food and mates

    Air pollution particles affect insect antennae function and may be a driver of global declines in insect populations, finds a University of Melbourne-led study.

  7. 12 January 2023 - Science Matters

    Exploring the air we breathe

    University of Melbourne researchers are probing the microscopic particles in Melbourne's air to understand how allergens in our environment affect our health.

  8. 14 November 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    The environmental impact of healthcare

    Improving human health can result in environmental degradation, but the healthcare sector can help address climate change says a University of Melbourne expert

  9. 9 August 2022 - Design

    Clear skies and longer lives

    COVID-19 pandemic restrictions provided a natural experiment in the relationship between transport and air pollution, say University of Melbourne experts.

  10. 1 September 2021 - Animals, Food & You

    Lead from ammunition is a threat to everyone's health

    Ammunition is a major source of environmental lead pollution; alternatives could be used to protect Australian wildlife, says a University of Melbourne expert