University of Melbourne Magazine

Mandy Jones abandoned early plans for a career in petrochemicals and opted for winemaking instead – a decision that paid off.

Plans to create a dynamic new venue for science and art collaboration at the University of Melbourne are well under way.

As the world’s population soars, millions of people are at risk from earthquakes. University researchers are working to identify the risks and minimise the losses.

Climate change could make the food we eat less tasty in future, say University of Melbourne researchers.

A gold mine in western Victoria has become the unlikely setting for a mission to resolve one of science’s great mysteries: what holds the universe together?

Melbourne scientists are hoping to unravel the mysteries of dark matter in a new laboratory to be constructed in the depths of a Victorian gold mine. But what exactly is dark matter?

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.

A new study of satellite sea ice measurements shows that dramatic changes in the world’s sea ice cover have occurred over the past 35 years.

The trick to most successful startups is using technology to identify a solution to a customer need, one that saves time and money. Startups that survive and thrive disrupt markets with simple solutions, making it easy for developers to raise cash and develop their business. It’s every budding entrepreneur’s dream. Angela Martinkus talks to three graduates who have pulled it off.