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  1. 8 October 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    A solution to engineering energy-saving smart materials

    A new way to engineer smart materials could combat energy wastage, making more buildings energy efficient, shows University of Melbourne research

  2. 13 July 2020 - Science Matters

    What could Australia’s clean energy future look like?

    The COVID crisis has created opportunities to accelerate technologies to make Australia a renewable energy superpower, say University of Melbourne experts.

  3. 1 October 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    What can the arts do in the face of climate change?

    The arts plays a role in climate change awareness, but it can do more, helping to define global ecological citizenship says a University of Melbourne expert.

  4. 7 June 2019 - Science Matters

    The costs and benefits of a clean economy

    As the cost of renewable energy falls, Australia’s transition to clean energy makes sound economic and environmental sense says a University of Melbourne expert

  5. 18 December 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Hydrogen: Has its time come?

    The promise of a Hydrogen Economy has waxed and waned, but the falling cost of renewable energy could be a game changer, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 19 November 2018 - Public Affairs

    If all else fails, do the conventional thing

    Government intervention in our National Electricity Market is now common; a University of Melbourne expert warns that without a national approach, we're at risk

  7. 28 January 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Think twice before going ‘off the grid’

    Microgrids provide a revolutionary approach to creating sustainable, low carbon communities, towns and cities, according to a University of Melbourne expert.

  8. 12 December 2017 - Inside Business

    Energy transition in China and Australia

    Australia and China are both transitioning away from fossil fuels but their reasons for doing so differ, says University of Melbourne expert Ross Garnaut.

  9. 22 August 2017 - Science Matters

    Can seaweed fight climate change?

    A University of Melbourne expert asks what role seaweed can play in humanity’s fight to reduce greenhouse emissions, and even save the world?

  10. 17 August 2017 - Public Affairs

    Is re-regulation the solution to Australia’s electricity price shock?

    As electricity retailers report back to the Government and ACCC over proposals to make power more affordable - should re-regulating the market be an option?