Under the Microscope
University of Melbourne academics and researchers have experienced much on some amazing journeys – and share them here.
Discoveries that blew our minds in 2018: Part One
This year was a big year for research - we asked University of Melbourne experts to review some of the amazing research, discoveries and big thinking of 2018.
Curating a life
Natalie King, an Enterprise Professor at the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, was listed as one of the AFR's Women of Influence 2018.
A smarter way to deliver drugs
The University of Melbourne's Georgina Such works with nanoparticles to deliver vaccines and drugs; a breakthrough could change the lives of people with cancer.
Stress testing algorithms
University of Melbourne academic Professor Kate Smith-Miles uses mathematical questions and algorithms to find the best way to making the world a better place.
No room for saviours in global health
Matt Reeve from the University of Melbourne's Nossal Institute grew up in Pakistan, and has worked on public health programs in Asia and Africa.
Turning the orchestral tide
University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra travels to Singapore and Shanghai to perform works including Tide, by composer and arranger Alice Humphries.
The enigma of the ACL
More people than even are injuring their ACL; University of Melbourne PhD candidate Raneem Haddara is focussing on preventing the injury, rather than curing it.
Conserving biodiversity to safeguard our future
The new head of the Melbourne Veterinary School at the University of Melbourne, Professor Anna Meredith, says humanity's future depends on a balanced ecosystem.
Race, sport and media: Questioning the status quo
University of Melbourne sociologist Professor Karen Farquharson researches race, ethnicity and racism in media and sport - and its impact in modern Australia.
Tapping into the power of unusual white blood cells
A University of Melbourne and Peter Doherty Institute researcher is probing unusual T cells in the immune system to find new ways of combating diseases