Health & Medicine
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.
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
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.
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.