Under the Microscope
University of Melbourne academics and researchers have experienced much on some amazing journeys – and share them here.
The Crucible reborn
Theatre director and University of Melbourne alum Adena Jacobs explains her modern take on The Crucible and looks forward to her UK operatic directorial debut.
Putting cross-cultural stories centre stage
University of Melbourne masters student Kim Ho has won the prestigious Patrick White Playwrights’ Award for his play Mirror’s Edge - set near Lake Tyrrell.
If we could talk to the animals
Animals, like people, are more productive when they are treated well; a University of Melbourne researcher finds it also benefits the people who work with them
At the cutting-edge of choreography
University of Melbourne choreographer Gideon Obarzanek began dancing as a teenager, but it's his work as a choreographer that he's most proud of.
Trailblazing for women in science
The University of Melbourne's Frances Separovic was Victoria's first female chemistry professor and has now been included on the Victorian Honour Roll of Women.
Connecting to country through architecture
Jefa Greenaway is an architect and lecturer at the University of Melbourne, who is passionate about integrating Indigenous knowledge with architectural practice
Expanding young, indigenous, scientific minds
University of Melbourne volunteer and mentor Adriana Zanca talks about working with young indigenous scientists towards an exciting future.
The winding road to Yale
University of Melbourne PhD candidate Emma Shortis is the first University of Melbourne student to receive the prestigious Yale Fox International Fellowship.
When economists have babies
After both his children were born via C-section, University of Melbourne researcher Dr Cain Polidano investigated how caesarians impact cognitive development.
How a longing for ‘real beer’ turned a hobby into a career
University of Melbourne students can study the art and science of beer brewing, thanks to a passionate lecturer who brews his own English-style ales.