Medical science and research more generally are key to solving some of the world’s biggest problems, but need fostering argues a University of Melbourne expert.
How can we make sure people trust a COVID-19 vaccine once we get one?
Vaccination is an insurance policy but University of Melbourne experts say if we want good COVID-19 vaccine uptake, we need to restore public trust and clarity.
Science, technology, engineering, mathematics and reconciliation
During National Reconciliation Week, University of Melbourne Indigenous researchers explore the role STEM can play in reconciliation and self-determination.
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.
Challenging the climate of bias
On International Day of Girls and Women in Science, a University of Melbourne expert who went on the largest all-woman expedition to Antarctica is optimistic
The changing face of science
A University of Melbourne expert says International Day of Women and Girls in Science reminds us that our perception of how science is taught must change.
Is Donald Trump anti-science? The data says yes
Donald Trump’s hostility to science is confirmed in an analysis of past and present US Presidential words and actions, say University of Melbourne experts.
The man who built a whole new field of chemistry
In the 90s, University of Melbourne's Professor Richard Robson created a new class of solids, now being developed into novel gas and energy storage devices.
Heroines of mathematics
We asked some of the University of Melbourne's prominent mathematicians to share with us who their favourite maths heroines are and why.
The art of inexplicable eddies
A University of Melbourne collaboration between art and science explores the turbulent physics of eddies to produce a mesmerising artistic experience.