Health & Medicine
On the frontline of family violence in the Asia Pacific
A University of Melbourne led project is supporting locals in the Asia Pacific to collect data on family violence, shining a light on this hidden scourge
The satellite data mapping Australia’s new climate extremes
New University of Melbourne research is using data from satellites to help us better anticipate and adapt to climate change extremes in Australia.
The environmental impact of healthcare
Improving human health can result in environmental degradation, but the healthcare sector can help address climate change says a University of Melbourne expert
Removing barriers to participation for people with disability
Policies that remove barriers to participation could substantially improve health and wellbeing for people with disability, say University of Melbourne experts.
Medibank’s hack tells us privacy laws need to change
Medibank’s data breach exposes how Australia’s most vulnerable have the most to lose when private information is made public say University of Melbourne experts
The real cost to unpaid carers
Unpaid caregiving is detrimental to mental health, finds University of Melbourne research. And globally, the unpaid care load is still mostly carried by women.
Personalising mental health care
A unique ‘fingerprint’ for mental health shows promise for accelerating diagnosis and personalising treatment, say University of Melbourne experts.
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.
The COVID-19 vaccine difference between men and women
New research that includes the University of Melbourne finds there's a gender difference when it comes to the effectiveness and side effects of COVID-19 vaccine