Health & Wellbeing
From personalised health to public policy: the latest in medical and wellbeing research and innovation.
Why social conditions need to guide our COVID-19 policies
A new demographic index identifying vulnerable population areas can drive better policy making to control COVID-19 outbreaks say University of Melbourne experts
Giving students time for recovery and learning
We shouldn't rapidly return schools to the old ‘normal’, but provide students with adequate support to enjoy learning say University of Melbourne experts
Working to stop MS in its tracks
On World Brain Day, University of Melbourne experts say earlier diagnosis and access to new treatments can improve the lives of those with multiple sclerosis.
How long till Sydney gets out of lockdown?
New University of Melbourne COVID-19 modelling finds NSW’s hard lockdown gives the State more certainty about how long stricter restrictions could stay in place
Your face is muted
Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores the search for technologies that help us bridge the gap towards humane interactions in a hi-tech world.
Running on rainbows
Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores the neuroscience behind the complex decision we make to intentionally move our bodies when we exercise.
There is no ‘normal’
Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside finds dreams, hallucinations or reality are a product of the same thing – so there's no such thing as normal.
The microbiota and our mental health
Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores how your ‘gut-feeling’ is not just metaphorical and the connection between our microbes and our mood.
Being open to emotion in art
Art can provoke, plague, and preoccupy. But what can our interactions with Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside teach us about emotions in our lives?