Using mathematics to treat malaria
Mathematics can track parasite resistance to antimalarial drugs so agencies can target the right drug to where it's needed, says University of Melbourne expert
Group testing to help control COVID-19
Large-scale testing is key to controlling COVID-19 and analysing grouped samples can be an efficient way to do it argues a University of Melbourne expert
The COVID-19 treatment trials that ‘learn as they go’
Innovative COVID-19 treatment trials enable us to hone in on most promising treatments, saving time and possibly lives, explain University of Melbourne experts.
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.
Prove it – with maths
Pythagoras' theorem and other mathematical proofs are not just intellectual exercises but reveal the fundamentals of nature say University of Melbourne experts.
Forecasting flu outbreaks
New software, developed by University of Melbourne experts, uses statistical probability to forecast our flu season, but may also help respond to bio-terrorism.