The Australian Universities Accord cannot ignore climate change
COP28 is a reminder that higher education needs a mandate to combat the climate crisis and support the planet, say University of Melbourne experts
Five ways retrofitting cities can help decarbonise our future
Construction is a huge source of carbon pollution. Retrofitting existing infrastructure is cleaner and has multiple benefits say University of Melbourne experts
Switching meat and milk for plant-based copies misses vital nutrients
University of Melbourne computer modelling shows that swapping meat and milk for plant-based alternatives isn’t a simple switch when it comes to our health.
Creating digital twins to save our cities
Digital technologies that allow experts to recreate and predict future city environments are key to sustainable urban design, say University of Melbourne expert
Sustainability needs women and girls in science
For International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Professor Moira O'Bryan, University of Melbourne says science has an image problem, and it's time to fix it
Human-driven evolution threatens fish stocks
Warming oceans and overfishing is causing some species of fish to evolve in ways that threaten their sustainability, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Building social value into affordable housing
Victoria's big investment in social and affordable housing is an opportunity for design innovation to create social value, say University of Melbourne experts
We need to stop flushing opportunity down the toilet
A new technology that converts human urine into fertiliser onsite could enable a sustainable expansion of urban farming says a University of Melbourne expert.
Keeping supply chains ethical and sustainable amid COVID-19
Pressure on global supply chains from COVID-19 means we need to be watchful that ethics and sustainability aren't sacrificed say University of Melbourne experts
City climate leadership a model for sustainability
The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals are a global blueprint, but University of Melbourne experts say our cities have a key role in transformative change.