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

  1. 7 July 2022 - Engineering & Technology

    Reducing COVID-19 transmission without costing the Earth

    New University of Melbourne research has tested more energy efficient ventilation alternatives for reducing the spread of COVID-19 in office buildings.

  2. 14 July 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    It’s time to drop COVID-19 vaccine mandates

    Vaccine mandates helped save lives but COVID-19 variants means they can't now be justified and are hurting the health system says University of Melbourne expert

  3. 10 June 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    How fear-appeal advertising works

    Research shows that fear appeals in advertising can be effective in changing behaviour, but they need to be done well, says University of Melbourne expert

  4. 19 May 2022 - Humanities

    Our government must trust the experts

    The pandemic saw a rise in anti-expert sentiment, including from government, but the public still trusts the experts, says University of Melbourne expert.

  5. 3 May 2022 - Health & Medicine

    Uncovering the triggers of severe COVID-19 in kids

    New University of Melbourne research finds that proteins in the blood may tell us the triggers of severe COVID-19 in children.

  6. 22 March 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    People in prison still in COVID-19 lockdown

    Sustained COVID-19 lockdowns in prisons weigh on people's mental health. A University of Melbourne expert asks whether we are doing enough to protect them?

  7. 6 January 2022 - Public Affairs

    What we know about politics after 2021

    The second year of the COVID-19 pandemic had a tangible impact on global democracy; University of Melbourne experts take look at what 2022 might have in store.

  8. 4 January 2022 - Health & Medicine

    What we know about our resilience after 2021

    The strengths we have built during a tough 2021 will help us cope individually and collectively in an uncertain 2022, explain University of Melbourne experts

  9. 23 December 2021 - Public Affairs

    What we now know about climate change after 2021

    2021 made us focus on climate change as well as COVID-19; University of Melbourne experts discuss what we now know about climate change at the end of 2021

  10. 29 December 2021 - Humanities

    What we know about sport after 2021

    From broadcasting to betting, players to fans – University of Melbourne experts say COVID-19 in 2021 has permanently changed our sporting landscape.