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  1. 19 September 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  2. 9 September 2023 - Health & Medicine

    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.

  3. 7 September 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  4. 30 August 2023 - Health & Medicine

    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.

  5. 28 August 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  6. 25 August 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  7. 23 August 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  8. 9 August 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  9. 1 August 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.