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From personalised health to public policy: the latest in medical and wellbeing research and innovation.

  1. 29 May 2020 – COVID-19, Children, Coronavirus, Education, Schools

    Watch Episode 4: Life Beyond Coronavirus: The Expert View

    Episode 4 of Life Beyond Coronavirus: The Expert View brings together an expert panel of University of Melbourne researchers to review the latest COVID-19 data

  2. 25 May 2020 – Australia, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Unemployment, Youth

    The young Australians hit hard during COVID-19

    COVID-19 has left many young Australians unemployed; University of Melbourne's Youth Employment Study looks at the impact of the pandemic young people's work.

  3. 22 May 2020 – China, Disease, Healthcare, Non-Communicable Diseases, Policy

    China’s chronic health burden revealed

    A new study, led by the University of Melbourne, quantifies China’s multiple chronic disease burden as COVID-19 places even more pressure on the health system.

  4. 20 May 2020 – COVID-19, Coronavirus, Immunology and Infection, Malaria, Viruses

    Immunity to COVID-19: Lessons from malaria

    The University of Melbourne has contributed to new research that finds advances in malaria immunity surveillance may help us rapidly respond to COVID-19.

  5. 19 May 2020 – Aged Care, COVID-19, COVID-19 India, Healthcare, Welfare

    Caring for India’s elderly during COVID-19

    India’s COVID-19 lockdown is particularly difficult for the country’s elderly but University of Melbourne experts say steps than can be taken to ease the burden

  6. 19 May 2020 – COVID-19, Coronavirus, Immunology and Infection, Inflammation, Influenza Virus

    Understanding the response of our immune system’s powerful army

    New University of Melbourne research investigates why our immune systems can swing from cytokine storm to immune suppression fighting infections like COVID-19.

  7. 15 May 2020 – COVID-19, Coronavirus, Higher Education, Students, Universities

    Being a student during COVID-19

    A new online exhibition of photos from students at the University of Melbourne documents the experience of life and learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  8. 15 May 2020 – Australia, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Pandemic, Vaccination

    Watch Episode 3: Life Beyond Coronavirus: The Expert View

    Episode 3 of Life Beyond Coronavirus: The Expert View brings together an expert panel of University of Melbourne researchers to review the latest COVID-19 data

  9. Podcast13 May 2020 – COVID-19, Coronavirus, Domestic Violence, Family Violence, Self-isolation

    The isolation of domestic violence

    A University of Melbourne expert discusses the risks of family violence during COVID-19 isolation and the learnings of which support services are working well.