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  1. 22 February 2024 - Health & Wellbeing

    We aren’t all equal when it comes to climate vulnerability

    A new index from the University of Melbourne measures social vulnerability against the health burden of climate change in Australia and shows vast inequalities.

  2. 6 February 2024 - Health & Wellbeing

    Dental care and healthcare are the same thing

    Victoria needs a greater focus on prevention and improved access to government-funded dental services, say University of Melbourne experts in a new book

  3. 30 January 2024 - Health & Wellbeing

    Three things schoolkids need to succeed

    School children should be equipped with the tools they need to succeed, and early intervention can make all the difference, say University of Melbourne experts

  4. 11 January 2024 - Health & Wellbeing

    The key to young-onset bowel cancer may be gut bacteria

    Bowel cancer rates have doubled in young people; now new research finds DNA damage caused by gut bacteria may be a factor, say University of Melbourne experts.

  5. 18 December 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Raising our voices for better palliative care

    Community members are partnering with academics and clinicians to shape research and services in palliative care, say University of Melbourne experts

  6. 13 December 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    The genetics of stuttering

    New University of Melbourne research links a newly discovered gene to persistent stuttering into adulthood, giving hope to those with severe speech disorders

  7. 7 December 2023 - Humanities

    Our mental health has gone digital

    Apps, wearables and ingestibles that support digital mental health have profound social, ethical, and legal implications, says University of Melbourne expert

  8. 26 November 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    The power of stories to rebel against a taboo

    Claiming control over your own story is a step towards healing after losing a parent due to domestic homicide, say University of Melbourne researchers.

  9. 26 November 2023 - Health & Medicine

    “That weird kid without parents”

    University of Melbourne research says losing a parent through domestic homicide can change a child’s self-understanding in isolating ways.