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.
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.
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
The impact of air pollution on life expectancy
A new study led by the University of Melbourne shows how particulate matter in the air is associated with premature deaths, highlighting the need for action.
The NGV Triennial explores how artists, designers, scientists and engineers are working to tackle our over-consumption, says a University of Melbourne expert.
COVID-19 drop in pollution to be short-lived
COVID-19’s hit to the global economy is reducing air pollution but the recovery could worsen the environment and emissions, warns University of Melbourne expert
Melbournians can try some of the world's dirtiest air at art installation, Pollution Pods; a University of Melbourne expert compares Australia's air pollution.
Childcare centres and car exhaust: A dangerous mix
Many Melbourne childcares centres are built close to busy roads, putting children near dangerous vehicle exhaust, University of Melbourne researchers find.
Mimicking nature’s own plastic
Amino acid polypeptides are nature's own plastic and University of Melbourne researchers are aiming to chemically mimic nature to make fully compostable plastic
Facing our environmental crisis head on
Overconsumption is the single biggest driver behind our environmental crises, and plastic maybe the rallying call we need, says a University of Melbourne expert