Why can’t we cure cancer?
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop explores why finding a cancer cure is difficult, and how governments can fund research and treatment.
Q&A: Comprehensively beating cancer
Cally Palmer from London's The Royal Marsden and Grant McArthur from the VCCC and the University of Melbourne discuss how comprehensive care is beating cancer.
Making Big Data deliver
Australia’s AURIN platform is a unique computing resource tmaking sense of the masses of data researchers are increasingly dealing with to solve problems.
Publish AND perish: Medical researchers under pressure
Psychiatrist Dr Joeri Tijdink on how research and publication pressures on scientists link to professional burnout and misconduct.
Racing the clock against dementia
Scientists are racing the clock against Alzheimer's with human trials for a drug that promises to stop the disease before symptoms even occur.
Partnering with the passionate
Australians are increasingly willing to give to their universities and now it’s up to institutions to engage and deliver on donor passions.
Transforming music performance
A pioneering study at the Melbourne Conservatorium is investigating how personal motivation and quality of practice affects music performance.
Researchers need to continue focusing on eliminating a history of discriminatory practices in disability research.
How we can turn research into big business
Fresh thinking and new models are needed to marry universities and big business to get Australia’s innovation engine moving faster.
Is proof overrated? Judge for yourself
Policymakers often cite research as proof on contested issues. But does overwhelming evidence necessarily lead to evidence-based policy?