Making disability support work across real lives
The new Melbourne Disability Institute at the University of Melbourne, headed by Anne Kavanagh and Bruce Bonyhady, will help improve disability support.
Who should own research data?
Following the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the rise of personal sensors, a University of Melbourne expert asks whether data should belong to participants
At the human-computer interface
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast features Ben Shneiderman on human-computer interaction, research and technology.
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.