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    ARC Early Career Research Fellow (Decra), Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, University of Melbourne

  1. 5 September 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  2. 22 August 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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?

  3. 9 August 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  4. 20 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    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

  5. 8 July 2021 - Design

    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

  6. 28 May 2021 - Design

    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

  7. 31 December 2020 - COVID-19

    Part 3: Things we know at the end of 2020

    In Part 3, University of Melbourne experts share what they've learned in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic that they had absolutely no clue about before.

  8. 15 December 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  9. 17 November 2020 - Design

    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?

  10. 16 October 2020 - Design

    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