Health & Medicine
Why everybody living with dementia needs regular eye tests
Researchers at the University of Melbourne have developed a guide to support people living with dementia to see as well as possible, for as long as possible.
How epigenetics is transforming our understanding of evolution
A new book by Melbourne University Publishing reveals how a population’s non-genetic responses to environmental change are central to the process of evolution.
Replanting the birthing trees
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are working with researchers to create safe and sacred family spaces, says a University of Melbourne expert
Knowing when to seek help for mental health
When challenges arise we may feel confused, but there are five signs to help understand when to seek mental health support, say University of Melbourne experts.
Opening the flood gates at Fukushima
Discharging radioactive water from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is avoidable, risky and potentially illegal, say University of Melbourne experts
How anger became the forgotten emotion
Characters like Succession’s Logan Roy can teach us a lot about anger and trauma and why we need to understand the link say University of Melbourne experts.
Peer support groups connect people living with a brain injury
A collaboration between the University of Melbourne and Brain Injury Matters is learning from adults with a brain injury what peer support groups mean to them
Lost in space: Open-plan classrooms can leave children adrift
University of Melbourne research finds middle years primary-school students are at risk of academic delay when learning in noisy open-plan classrooms.
Living well with advanced cancer
A new palliative care model provides early intervention to improve the quality of life for advanced cancer patients, says University of Melbourne expert.