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Small local patches of bushland could be playing a much bigger role in conserving biodiversity than previously thought, according to new research.

The University of Melbourne will begin a new research project to create a better understanding of bone fatigue injuries in race horses.

The University of Melbourne has been awarded a four-year grant from the Amgen Foundation to provide hands-on research experience in a laboratory to undergraduate science students across Australia, New Zealand and Oceania to inspire the next generation of innovators. 

 

Veterinarians and family violence specialists are working together to help families escape violent situations.

 

As the weather warms up so do Australia’s snakes, but experts say there is no cause for alarm if you know what to do.

A new STEM educational program,Mission Discovery Melbourne,aims to launch high school students’ ideas into space while developing their creative thinking and leadership skills.

University of Melbourne researchers have developed a software tool that uses applied mathematics and big data analytics to predict the boundary of where a landslide will occur, two weeks in advance.

Researchers have recorded five new sightings of the critically endangered Leadbeater’s possum, but their location close to existing habitats means the species remains at risk of extinction – particularly from bushfire.

New evidence has raised concerns about the possibility of feral cats preying upon the critically endangered Leadbeater’s possum, with a cat detected on cameras at two nest boxes used by the possums.

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