Mark Kenny Federal government cuts to research funding are more extensive that has been admitted with $6 billion in combined cuts to higher education and preventative health programs also to be taken into...
Darren Gray More than $60 million will be spent on a range of agricultural research projects over the next five years including to develop better varieties of grain that produce bigger crop yields - and...
Aisha Dow & Craig Butt Drug robberies and burglaries from Victorian pharmacies have hit a five-year high, with criminals posing as customers to 'research' their targets.
Kate Hagan Footy fans are being exposed to more than five minutes of broadcast gambling advertising on average at an AFL match, research shows.
Bridie Smith Victoria's top medical research institutes face a funding crisis, with costs of research ballooning as state government support has flatlined.
Bridie Smith The decision to cut staff at the Parkville laboratory of Australia's peak IT research organisation NICTA will isolate the agency from one of the world's top biomedical precincts, it has been warned.
Tom Arup Environment Editor There is no reliable or consistent evidence wind farms directly cause human health problems, a major draft review by Australia's leading medical research body has found.
Julia Medew Melbourne researchers have developed a blood test that could help prevent stillbirth, a tragedy that affects millions globally every year.
Melissa Fyfe and Tom Arup After a 17-month battle with the Baillieu government, the environment movement has received a key document that underpinned the controversial decision to return cattle to the Alpine National Park.
Adrian Lowe A program researching ways to prevent family violence deaths is at risk of collapse.
Bridie Smith Australian epilepsy specialist awarded top international accolade for women in science.
Aisha Dow Melbourne is facing a shortage of public parks and sporting grounds, as skyscraper developers swoop on the city's best blocks and price government out of the market.
Tammy Mills, Yolanda Redrup Gay men are openly trading ice on dating apps such as Grindr as soaring use of the drug raise fears it is fuelling a 20-year high in Australia's HIV diagnoses.
Bridie Smith When Soviet troops marched into Hungary in November 1956, Bill Rowe was in Wagga Wagga. "I was crapping myself because I really didn't want to go [to war]," he recalls of his 17-year-old self.
Darren Gray Bees buzz around from bright yellow flower to flower, croaking frogs perform a farm symphony in a dam on the paddock's edge, and nearby a sea of canola plants sways gently in the breeze.
Josh Gordon The mood on Spring Street was close to feral as Daniel Andrews confirmed the East West Link will not be built if Labor wins the election.
Farrah Tomazin Sometimes it takes just one good conversation to shape a vote. As a field organiser for Labor's state election campaign, Julijana Todorovic has had many such conversations this year, and has taught...
Neil McMahon A global cancer research centre at Melbourne's Austin Hospital will be replaced by a new institute - named for Olivia Newton-John and attached to the cancer treatment centre already bearing her name...
Benjamin Preiss Crucial programs that educate thousands of students at risk of dropping out of school are often highly vulnerable to funding cuts, research has shown.
Jill Stark and Farrah Tomazin Vern Hilditch wants more time – more time for his students and more time for his staff.