Using design to build resilience in bushfire-prone areas
Researchers have developed nine principles to help urban planners, emergency services and communities work together to reduce fire risk.
Treating the pain of knee osteoarthritis
ASICS Oceania developed the Gel-Melbourne OA shoe to treat the pain of knee osteoarthritis, in partnership with University of Melbourne researchers.
Pig vaccine Cysvax prevents a form of epilepsy in humans
Cysvax, a vaccine for pigs, stops the spread of a deadly parasite that is a leading cause of epilepsy in people in the developing world.
Preserving Gallipoli battlefield artefacts and features
Digital archive captures landscape features and artefacts from the 1915 Gallipoli battlefield, providing perspectives from both sides of the World War I campaign.
Joint PhD opportunity – The Jerusalem-Melbourne Joint PhD program is open for project submissions across all areas of research from faculty at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Melbourne .. Graduate Researchers participating in the program will be enrolled in both institutions.
Making work fairer for millions of workers
The International Labour Organization used evidence from Australian labour reform to help improve work conditions in India.
Understanding early evolution through clues left by ancient life
A previously unknown form of marine life that lived around 600–700 million years ago provides clues to early evolution.
Italian research centre Sotocarbo and the Peter Cook Centre for Carbon Capture and Storage Research are working to develop low cost, environmentally benign processes for separating carbon dioxide from industrial flue gas. They are also designing and testing tools for predicting and monitoring carbon dioxide migration in reservoirs
Addressing the global challenge to conserve irrigation water
Rubicon Water’s automated irrigation system saves billions of litres of water each year, helping farmers survive drought and increase crop yields.
Improving business performance using process-mining software
Apromore, a University of Melbourne start-up company, has raised $A6.84 million to develop its open-source process-mining software for commercial use.
Understanding the historical links between England and Islamic worlds
Medieval and Early Modern Orients (MEMOs) explores encounters between England and the Islamic empires of the Ottomans, Safavids and Mughals between 1200 and 1800 – and how they continue to shape today’s world. MEMOs includes blogs on new findings, maps, seminars, news, events and teaching resources.