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  1. 22 May 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    How do young Australians see violence against women?

    New research from the University of Melbourne finds that young Australians’ understanding of sexism, violence and abuse against women needs more education.

  2. 16 May 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Improving Australia’s health system beyond the election

    Australia has one of the world's best healthcare systems, but University of Melbourne experts say election promises are failing to address its sustainability.

  3. 12 May 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why housing is a major public health issue for Australians with disability

    Housing security isn't a focus in Australia's federal election, but University of Melbourne research finds it's a fundamental issue for people with a disability

  4. Podcast15 May 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The complex relationship between prostate cancer and obesity

    Men with obesity are linked with aggressive forms of prostate cancer that rely on fatty acids and Professor Matt Watt is researching why and how to prevent it.

  5. 10 May 2019 - Humanities

    The human animal: Breastfeeding in public

    A show by a University of Melbourne researcher puts the act of breastfeeding on stage; exploring what it means to be a ecofeminist mother in the 21st century.

  6. 9 May 2019 - Go Figure

    What we do (and don't) know about lupus

    Lupus affects millions worldwide; researchers from the University of Melbourne are working to treat the disease without ‘turning off’ the immune system.

  7. 29 April 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Birth isn’t destiny

    High rates of low birth weight among Aboriginal babies can addressed within a generation if we improve maternal health, University of Melbourne research finds.

  8. 6 May 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Wellbeing survey of Australia’s judiciary reveals risk of distress and burnout

    University of Melbourne survey of the wellbeing of judges and magistrates shows judiciary coping well with high stress, but many show risk of distress, burnout

  9. Podcast1 May 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Reversing irreversible blindness

    Using innovative approaches, University of Melbourne Professor Keith Martin hopes restore sight and reduce the burden of blinding eye disease around the world.