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COVID-19

Brings together all of Pursuit's coverage of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

  1. 28 July 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    Are robots the answer for aged care during pandemics?

    Care robots may be a safer option in aged care during pandemics – University of Melbourne experts ask how far robot care can go and how far do we want it to go?

  2. 28 July 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Giving students time for recovery and learning

    We shouldn't rapidly return schools to the old ‘normal’, but provide students with adequate support to enjoy learning say University of Melbourne experts

  3. 1 August 2021 - Humanities

    India’s COVID-19 divide in digital learning

    India's COVID-19 pandemic highlights the inequalities faced by students, teachers and families trying to learn online, say University of Melbourne researchers.

  4. 3 August 2021 - Science Matters

    Mexico’s cost of keeping kids out of school

    With almost all schools still closed, a University of Melbourne expert says Mexico’s government must take swift action to prevent irreparable long-term damage.

  5. 2 August 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why social conditions need to guide our COVID-19 policies

    A new demographic index identifying vulnerable population areas can drive better policy making to control COVID-19 outbreaks say University of Melbourne experts

  6. 2 August 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Australia needs a more rational, evidence-based border policy

    University of Melbourne experts say Australia’s blanket ban on all low-risk non-Australian citizens coming here is irrational and costly. And a lost opportunity

  7. 25 July 2021 - Education

    International students enhance Australia’s universities

    Highlighting the strengths of international students will emphasise how much they enrich Australia’s education sector, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  8. 20 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    How long till Sydney gets out of lockdown?

    New University of Melbourne COVID-19 modelling finds NSW’s hard lockdown gives the State more certainty about how long stricter restrictions could stay in place

  9. 8 July 2021 - Design

    Get ready for a shift in the COVID blame game

    The term 'Living with COVID’ may see blame for illness, deaths and economic damage shift from Government to the individual says a University of Melbourne expert

  10. Podcast19 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Getting involved

    The pandemic has changed student life. Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores how belonging and connection can help protect our mental health.