Women In Science
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Don’t ask women leaders to act like men
Diversity is about accepting difference, says University of Melbourne's Frances Separovic, the first female chemist elected to the Australian Academy of Science
Could robots protect us in the surf?
University of Melbourne researchers are using multi-vehicle robotics to help solve some of the problems faced by humans doing dirty and dangerous jobs
Molecules in motion
Professor Eva Nogales, 2019 Grimwade Medallist, explains how she uses the cryo-EM technique to study our cells' microtubules and improve disease management.