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  1. 7 September 2022 - Health & Medicine

    Keeping rural Australians out of hospital

    Accessing health care in rural Australia is challenging but without it, say University of Melbourne experts, patients can end up in hospital unnecessarily.

  2. 1 September 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Women are doing too much and it’s hurting their mental health

    Women still do most of the unpaid work at home while also working. A first-of-its-kind University of Melbourne review finds it’s hurting their mental health.

  3. 24 August 2022 - Health & Medicine

    Humble learning

    The Garma Festival is an invitation to walk and work with the world's oldest living culture, listening deeply with purpose, says University of Melbourne expert.

  4. 17 August 2022 - Health & Medicine

    Restoring the lives of Australians with PTSD

    Australia’s largest ever treatment trial of PTSD in military personnel and veterans is delivering ground-breaking results, say University of Melbourne experts.

  5. 16 August 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Do you feel lucky?

    Two new University of Melbourne studies find that beliefs in luck, magic and precognition vary around the world – for unexpected reasons.

  6. 12 August 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Seeking authentic mindfulness in this era of ‘wellness’

    Given the boom in meditation and mindfulness practices it is time for evidence-based principles to help guide people, says University of Melbourne expert

  7. 10 August 2022 - Science Matters

    Using mathematics to treat malaria

    Mathematics can track parasite resistance to antimalarial drugs so agencies can target the right drug to where it's needed, says University of Melbourne expert

  8. 8 August 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Indigenous data governance for the 21st century

    A new University of Melbourne project aims to create an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Data Commons to empower communities with data.

  9. 4 August 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Who is at fault when medical software gets it wrong?

    Clinical Decision Support Software is beneficial but if it malfunctions a doctor’s duty of care likely makes them liable, says University of Melbourne expert.