The enigma of the ACL
More people than even are injuring their ACL; University of Melbourne PhD candidate Raneem Haddara is focussing on preventing the injury, rather than curing it.
Race, sport and media: Questioning the status quo
University of Melbourne sociologist Professor Karen Farquharson researches race, ethnicity and racism in media and sport - and its impact in modern Australia.
Footy, history and a changing Australia
Aussie Rules has the power to bring people together; but as University of Melbourne researchers discuss, it has also reflected the struggle for social change.
Banning cricket cheats: How long is long enough?
Cricket Australia is treating the latest ball tampering scandal as a serious breach of integrity, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Using virtual reality to treat real-world injuries
The CAREN system, a biomechanical technology that uses virtual reality, is helping University of Melbourne researchers to treat, and even prevent, injuries.
Will the Winter Olympics ease tensions on the Korean peninsula?
North Korea's participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang offers a glimmer of hope for peace, argue University of Melbourne experts.
Knee deep in footy injuries
Sports medicine has made huge advances into treating knee injuries; University of Melbourne experts discuss the prevention of injuries, especially in AFL.
In a league of their own
University of Melbourne students and alumni are at the centre of the massively successful AFL Women's (AFLW) league, launched in early 2017.
Taking the guesswork out of concussion
A simple blood test or scan could give a definitive all-clear for concussed players to return to the field without risking permanent injury from another hit.
Yes, Aussie swimmers ‘choked’ in Rio
Many Australians felt disappointed by the swimming team's performance at the Rio Olympics, but is the criticism just? Or were expectations too high?