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  1. 27 November 2020 - Inside Business

    Insurance failing when we need it most

    Australia's insurance industry needs to come up with ways to cover losses from major disasters like bushfires and pandemics, says University of Melbourne expert

  2. 12 November 2020 - Science Matters

    An ounce of biosecurity prevention is worth two pounds of cure

    Australia will avoid $A314 billion in damages through the continued operation of its biosecurity systems, new research led by University of Melbourne shows

  3. 7 August 2020 - Science Matters

    Test smarter not harder for an agile system

    Knowing who is being tested, why, and counting close contacts is the key to an agile and effective COVID-19 testing strategy say University of Melbourne experts

  4. 3 July 2019 - Science Matters

    The ‘freak wave’ myth

    New University of Melbourne research finds 'freak waves’ don’t really exist and Australia’s experienced rock fishers best understand the dangers of the ocean.

  5. 11 May 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    A trade in desperation: The rise of stem cell tourism

    Stem cell tourism sees patients travel overseas for treatment unavailable at home, but University of Melbourne research finds it comes at great risk.

  6. 29 October 2016 - Inside Business

    Using finance and psychology to fight fat

    Psychology is being married with financial modelling to see how dietary choices could help the fight against obesity.

  7. 25 July 2016 - Inside Business

    Finance + Psychology: Finding a way to fight obesity

    Could we be on our way to combating or controlling obesity? Researchers have discovered how the environment impacts obese people differently to others.