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  1. 10 June 2019 - Legal Affairs

    The global problem of thirsty cities

    A University of Melbourne expert says smart water management could lead to collaboration between rural and urban areas to establish a reliable water supply.

  2. 21 March 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Why we need to use water desalination plants early

    Turning on the Wonthaggi water desalination plant now will save money in the long run and head off an emergency later say University of Melbourne experts

  3. 5 August 2018 - Science Matters

    The sleepy lizard awakens new tools for climate change research

    University of Melbourne research into the impact of water shortages on Australia's sleepy lizard gives us insight into the effects of climate change on animals.

  4. 17 July 2018 - Animals, Food & You

    Fighting the ‘white cancer’ threatening global food security

    University of Melbourne researchers have made a 'game changing' shift in our understanding of how plants succumb to high levels of salt in agricultural soil

  5. 6 June 2018 - Science Matters

    Finding the building blocks of wood

    An international team, including University of Melbourne scientists, is looking inside trees to learn exactly how wood is formed at the cellular level.

  6. 6 March 2018 - Go Figure

    Will water ever be worth more than oil?

    As Cape Town runs dry, could water ever become more valuable than oil? University of Melbourne experts discuss the possibility of water demand exceeding supply.

  7. 4 March 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Repairing the Murray-Darling Basin

    After years of degradation to the Murray-Darling Basin - University of Melbourne researchers are seeing positive results from limiting and returning river water

  8. 27 February 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Avoiding Day Zero in Australia

    University of Melbourne researchers have created a model for managing Australian cities' water supplies in order to prevent a repeat of Cape Town's water crisis

  9. 5 February 2018 - Design

    How to prevent cities from drying up

    The water crisis in Cape Town, South Africa is a warning to the world, but University of Melbourne experts explain how it doesn't have to be this way.

  10. 24 November 2017 - Legal Affairs

    Keeping the water running in Timor Leste

    Water tanks benefit communities in Timor Leste, but a University of Melbourne expert argues NGOs need to consider what happens after they leave.