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  1. 26 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    How brain rhythms can reveal your personality

    Machine learning can be used to predict aspects of a person’s personality from their electrical brain rhythms, shows a new study led by University of Melbourne.

  2. 26 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Watch Episode 6: Life Beyond Coronavirus: Preventing the next pandemic

    Episode 6 of Life Beyond Coronavirus: The Expert View brings together an expert panel of University of Melbourne researchers to review the latest COVID-19 data

  3. 26 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Deeper data needed to understand scale of abuse faced by people with disability

    The true scale of violence against people with disability is obscure because data is too fragmented; new University of Melbourne research aims to change that.

  4. Podcast24 June 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Towards faster treatment for major depressive disorder

    Physiologist Professor Scott Thompson studies how the brain changes in patients with major depression to identify more effective, faster acting antidepressants.

  5. 19 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Australia’s sub-standard reporting of refugee self-harm incidents

    Basic information is often missing on self-harm incidents among asylum-seekers making it difficult to tackle the problem, University of Melbourne research finds

  6. 17 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Q&A: Dexamethasone and COVID-19

    A UK trial finds dexamethasone is “the first drug shown to improve survival in COVID-19”. A University of Melbourne expert explains what it is and how it works.

  7. 16 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    COVID-19 and cancer care

    COVID-19 has disrupted treatment for many cancer patients; a University of Melbourne expert says we must develop new ways to provide quality cancer management.

  8. 15 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    What's gone wrong with managing bowel cancer in Australia?

    Using four different approaches, University of Melbourne researchers aim to save thousands of lives from bowel cancer - one of our most preventable cancers.

  9. 12 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Watch Episode 5: Life Beyond Coronavirus: The Future of Work

    Episode 5 of Life Beyond Coronavirus: The Expert View brings together an expert panel of University of Melbourne researchers to review the latest COVID-19 data