University of Melbourne Magazine

Associate Professor Alex Johnson is using GM technology to bolster nutrients in rice. “You could say we’ve fooled the rice into thinking it’s hungry.”

Scientists are facing up to the challenge of food security and sustainability on myriad fronts.

The University’s chief has a lot on his plate, which he is relishing. Peter Wilmoth talks to Vice-Chancellor Duncan Maskell.

Music is helping people with dementia to connect with their carers.

Twins shared their undergraduate years at the University. But embarking on very different study paths has led to two distinctly successful global careers.

The University’s Baillieu Library is turning 60, and fast adapting to the digital world.

Professor Kerry Landman, a leader in the field of applied mathematics, aims to share the beauty of maths by supporting future teachers in the field.

Two distinctive art galleries built by alumni are drawing international audiences.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Duncan Maskell, who launched First Commissions in Florence, believes in the power of art in the 21st century.

Australia could become home to the world’s first stroke air ambulance, transforming rural and regional access to emergency stroke treatment.