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  1. 16 January 2023 - 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

  2. 5 December 2022 - Science Matters

    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.

  3. 14 November 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  4. 1 December 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  5. 11 November 2022 - Engineering & Technology

    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

  6. 7 November 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  7. 27 October 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Personalising mental health care

    A unique ‘fingerprint’ for mental health shows promise for accelerating diagnosis and personalising treatment, say University of Melbourne experts.

  8. 7 September 2022 - Health & Medicine

    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.

  9. 5 September 2022 - Health & Medicine

    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