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New research has unlocked the secrets of efficiency in nanomaterials, that is, materials with very tiny particles, which will improve the future development of chemical sensors used in chemical and engineering industries.

Infectious diseases expert Prof Sharon Lewin explains how the HIV virus disarms our immune system and multiplies within it. She also discusses what these discoveries mean for research efforts into future treatment. Presented by Dr Shane Huntington.

In the first major release of findings from the Beyond Bushfires study of the aftermath of the Black Saturday bushfires, researchers from the University of Melbourne have been able to show the social element of disasters.

University of Melbourne student Alexander Eastwood has been awarded this year’s Victorian Rhodes Scholarship to study at the University of Oxford in the 2015 northern academic year.

Professors Sam Berkovic and Ingrid Scheffer have changed the way the world thinks about epilepsy.

A non-invasive blood test that could diagnose early onset Alzheimer’s disease (AD) with increased accuracy has been developed by University of Melbourne researchers.

The US News and World Report’s Best Global Universities rankings place Melbourne equal 32nd in the world, making it Australia’s leader and one of Asia’s top three institutions.

The women’s eight crew from the University of Melbourne have claimed their fifth consecutive Australian Boat Race title, comprehensively out-rowing the University of Sydney on Sydney Harbour this morning. 

Neuroscientist Prof Seth Grant explains how genetics gave rise to the modern human brain, and how the very complexity that characterises our brains makes them vulnerable to neurological diseases that reveal themselves in mental illness. Presented by Dr Shane Huntington.

Gough Whitlam was the first leader to take into account the urbanisation of Australia, and the need to address social inequality in the fringes of urban centres, according to Paul Keating's Deputy Minister Professor Brian Howe.