Women in science still jumping higher hurdles
Women are playing an increasing role in science but despite progress, female students still ask dispiriting questions, says University of Melbourne expert
Children are more than just a return on investment
Education systems need to see children as capable citizens, not simply a cost where the investment will only pay off later, say University of Melbourne experts
Australia’s universities need to be free to engage globally
An Australian government veto power on overseas university agreements puts at risk the benefits of international engagement warn University of Melbourne experts
Reporting COVID-19 research responsibly
A University of Melbourne expert says while science communication is now so vital, the media has a responsibility to explain that scientific research evolves.
Our new research reality in the face of COVID-19
A University of Melbourne expert discusses the challenges faced by Australia’s research community, but also the opportunities to be more creative and connected.
My eyesight is weak, but my vision is strong
University of Melbourne PhD student Nisha Mehta was born with albinism; but with support she has overcome challenges to pursue an academic career in chemistry.
Fighting infection with curiosity
University of Melbourne T cell researcher Laura Mackay's own bout with glandular fever inspired in her a drive to piece together the puzzle of our immune system
Science, society and drug design
After being the first in his family to go to university, biochemist Sir Thomas Blundell has worked in music, local council, medical research and advisor to a PM
Governments must support science, not self-interest
An ‘independent science quality assurance agency’ won't fix replication issues, but hinder attempts to improve science say University of Melbourne experts.
My brilliant career
This special International Women's Day episode unites leading women in science to discuss the challenge of the advancement of women in medical research.