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  1. 4 March 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Call for a new age in science

    As we mark International Women's Day, a University of Melbourne expert says peer-review processes overwhelmingly benefiting men are scientifically flawed.

  2. 10 February 2020 - Science Matters

    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

  3. 10 February 2020 - Humanities

    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.

  4. Podcast22 January 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Decoding cancer cell communication

    Professor Elizabeth Vincan at the University of Melbourne identified the genes in an ancient form of cell-to-cell communication, and a new target against cancer

  5. 14 January 2020 - Science Matters

    Getting to know your microbiome better

    Microbiome research produces huge amounts of data, but do we have the right information to answer our bug-related questions ask University of Melbourne experts.

  6. 27 November 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Curbing cancer’s addiction to treat it

    Most cancers need a specific molecule to grow and spread; cutting off the supply is showing promise as a way to treat it, finds University of Melbourne research

  7. 28 August 2019 - Science Matters

    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.

  8. 13 August 2019 - Under the Microscope

    Becoming a STEM-inist

    When University of Melbourne's Amy Shepherd started in science, she didn’t dream she'd soon be travelling the world rubbing shoulders with Nobel Prize winners.

  9. Podcast8 March 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    My brilliant career

    This special International Women's Day episode unites leading women in science to discuss the challenge of the advancement of women in medical research.

  10. 7 March 2019 - Animals, Food & You

    A year on the dirt

    A book extract from University of Melbourne experts about the legacy left by the early women who studied Agricultural Science at the University's Dookie campus.