- Associate Professor Jason Thompson
ARC Early Career Research Fellow (Decra), Transport Health and Urban Design Research Lab, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, University of Melbourne
Clear skies and longer lives
COVID-19 pandemic restrictions provided a natural experiment in the relationship between transport and air pollution, say University of Melbourne experts.
V is for Victoria – and it can still be for Victory
A University of Melbourne expert behind Victoria’s roadmap out of lockdown in 2020 reflects on the last 18 months and reminds us we're not helpless or hopeless.
The strength of Sydney’s lockdown is crucial over the next 100 days
New University of Melbourne COVID-19 modelling of the Delta-variant outbreak in NSW looks to answer: Can a vaccine-led approach end NSW's outbreak in 100 days?
We need to talk about elimination vs suppression in Australia again
New University of Melbourne modelling finds that elimination is better than a suppression strategy for COVID-19, especially when it comes to the Delta strain.
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
Get ready for a shift in the COVID blame game
The term 'Living with COVID’ may see blame for illness, deaths and economic damage shift from Government to the individual says a University of Melbourne expert
This lockdown is different – in a good way
There is good reason to be optimistic about Victoria’s latest COVID-19 lockdown because we know what works and do it better says University of Melbourne expert
Watch Episode 2: Conversations on COVID-19: A Global View
The University of Melbourne's Conversations on COVID-19: A Global View features international experts exploring how we'll live with the coronavirus pandemic.
Adapting Melbourne’s public transport to ‘COVID normal’
Given Melbourne’s franchised public transport provision, who is best positioned to manage cross-disciplinary pandemic risks ask University of Melbourne experts?
How ‘artificial societies’ are helping plan our COVID-19 response
Computational social science allows policy makers to trial COVID responses on ‘artificial societies’, before real life explains a University of Melbourne expert