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  1. 13 August 2019 - Under the Microscope

    Becoming a STEM-inist

    When University of Melbourne's Amy Shepherd started in science, she didn’t dream she'd soon be travelling the world rubbing shoulders with Nobel Prize winners.

  2. 16 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    The meaning in our stars

    Humans have long seen meaning in the stars, showing difference and similarities across cultures; University of Melbourne researchers are looking at how and why?

  3. 16 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Hunting the genetic cause of stuttering

    Stuttering can run in families, and a team of researchers, including from the University of Melbourne, have launched a major study to uncover its genetic cause.

  4. 6 August 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Could your smartphone become your therapist?

    Digital mental healthcare can potentially help people, but University of Melbourne research finds the relationship between patient and therapist remains key.

  5. 6 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Health data saves lives: We need to be using it better

    Concerns about privacy are valid, but a University of Melbourne expert says making data safely available for research saves lives, and Australia must do better

  6. 5 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Reaching critical mass to end scabies

    Australian and Pacific researchers, including University Melbourne, are using 'mass drug administrations' to eradicate scabies, which brings anguish to millions

  7. 5 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Are declines in cardiovascular disease mortality ending?

    Since the 1970s, cases of people dying from heart disease and stroke have fallen. But University of Melbourne research finds signs that this decline is slowing.

  8. 30 July 2019 - Inside Business

    Can your personality be good, or bad, for your health?

    The University of Melbourne's HILDA Survey 2019 finds links between personality traits and the onset of illness, but experts say it's likely an indirect effect

  9. 31 July 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Nourishing old age

    A lack of protein served in aged care is putting residents at risk of malnutrition but University of Melbourne study shows improving menus pays-off for everyone