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  1. 17 August 2022 - Health & Medicine

    Restoring the lives of Australians with PTSD

    Australia’s largest ever treatment trial of PTSD in military personnel and veterans is delivering ground-breaking results, say University of Melbourne experts.

  2. 12 August 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Seeking authentic mindfulness in this era of ‘wellness’

    Given the boom in meditation and mindfulness practices it is time for evidence-based principles to help guide people, says University of Melbourne expert

  3. 10 August 2022 - Science Matters

    Using mathematics to treat malaria

    Mathematics can track parasite resistance to antimalarial drugs so agencies can target the right drug to where it's needed, says University of Melbourne expert

  4. 8 August 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Indigenous data governance for the 21st century

    A new University of Melbourne project aims to create an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Data Commons to empower communities with data.

  5. 4 August 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Who is at fault when medical software gets it wrong?

    Clinical Decision Support Software is beneficial but if it malfunctions a doctor’s duty of care likely makes them liable, says University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 31 July 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    New stem cell models for ageing and eye diseases

    Using stem cell modelling, University of Melbourne researchers have developed genetic roadmaps for two of the world’s leading causes of irreversible blindness.

  7. 19 July 2022 - Engineering & Technology

    Can robots really be companions for older adults?

    In asking whether social robots can help social isolation among the elderly, we first need to know what older people think, say University of Melbourne experts.

  8. 27 July 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Can telehealth be used for effective palliative care?

    While remote-delivery of palliative care offers new opportunities, it can't substitute for the need for in-person connection say University of Melbourne experts

  9. 22 July 2022 - Health & Medicine

    Bringing a living archive to life

    The Living Archive challenges the idea of what an Indigenous museum collection can be and could become say experts including from the University of Melbourne.