Under the Microscope
University of Melbourne academics and researchers have experienced much on some amazing journeys – and share them here.
Adjudicating international disputes
International law expert and Laureate Professor Hilary Charlesworth is the first Australian woman elected as a judge of the International Court of Justice.
Cultivating inclusive research
Being outside the mainstream helped guide University of Melbourne scientist Dr Andrea Rawluk onto a path of research that integrates the environment and society
Using maths to prove computer security
Eureka prize winner Toby Murray from the University of Melbourne once thought maths was boring, but he now relies on it to secure critical computer systems.
The language of learning
University of Melbourne graduate, Stanley Wang, is one of this year’s 40 Under 40 Most Influential Asian-Australians for his work on bilingualism in school.
Decolonising social work
Proud Durrumbal/Kullilli and Yidinji woman, University of Melbourne educator and social worker, Tileah Drahm-Butler, is working to decolonise social work.
What does a great day at work look like?
The University of Melbourne's Dr Rebecca Jarden’s training in nursing led her to research what a balanced approach to measuring wellbeing for nurses looks like.
The mathematics of evolution
Dr Jared Field’s work in mathematical biology is working to understand real-world issues – and has landed him in the ABC's Top 5 Media Residency Program.
Connecting culture and health
University of Melbourne cardiologist Associate Professor Luke Burchill grew up on country and was inspired by his grandparents to study medicine.
Lessons for COVID-19 from the Ebola frontline
The University of Melbourne's Dr Amanda Rojek was on the frontline of the Ebola epidemic, and is now drawing on those lessons during the COVID-19 pandemic.