University of Melbourne Magazine

It’s the stuff of science fiction: printers that can create not just plastic or metal objects, but food and even body parts. Bernard Meade (BA, BSc 1996), organiser of the University’s annual 3D printing showcase, explains how this technology will change how we live. Val McFarlane reports.

When disasters strike, forensic scientist Pamela Craig is often one of the first on the scene, using her dental knowledge to identify victims.

What do marshmallows have to do with economics? The Decision Neuroscience Laboratory is finding out.

A laboratory in Parkville is playing a key role in protecting Australia against the world’s deadliest infectious diseases.

He’s a former IT specialist; she’s an eminent psychiatrist. Now Graeme Simsion and Anne Buist are a literary couple, parlaying their original careers into second lives as novelists.

Genetic research is shedding new light on a brain disorder that has long drawn an unfortunate stigma.

As the challenges of providing healthcare in resource-poor settings continue to mount, there is a growing need for medical doctors to be trained in the basics of public health and to play a role in developing effective policy solutions to public health programs.

The June Howqua Prize is awarded annually in memory of its namesake donor, who graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Doctor of Medicine in 1947.

The Australian response to the AIDS crisis was one of the most effective in the world, marked by cooperation between government, community groups, and academic researchers.