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  • Professor Jodie McVernon

    Professor and Director of Epidemiology, University of Melbourne at The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity and Royal Melbourne Hospital

  1. 1 January 2021 - COVID-19

    Part 4: Things we know at the end of 2020

    In Part 4, University of Melbourne experts share what they've learned in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic that they had absolutely no clue about before.

  2. 10 July 2020 - Animals, Food & You

    Testing wildlife could stop pandemics in their tracks

    The key to reducing disease in humans is proactive disease surveillance in animals; we already have the technology to do it say University of Melbourne experts.

  3. 15 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    The science behind the search for a COVID-19 vaccine

    In a special report, University of Melbourne researchers take us behind the science of creating, testing and distributing a vaccine to end the COVID-19 pandemic

  4. 1 May 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Watch Episode 2: Life beyond Coronavirus: The Expert view

    Episode 2 of Life Beyond Coronavirus: The Expert View brings together an expert panel of University of Melbourne researchers to review the latest COVID-19 data

  5. 4 February 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    What maths can tell us about the spread of the new coronavirus

    University of Melbourne experts explain how mathematical modelling is helping to map the coronavirus outbreak – helping to predict the virus' global spread.

  6. 14 March 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Protecting the world from the threat of pandemics

    University of Melbourne researchers are creating mathematical models of infectious diseases like pandemic flu, giving governments a toolkit for taking action

  7. 18 November 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Vaccination: A numbers game that adds up

    While most Australian children are vaccinated, increasing the numbers further still will have lasting benefits for us all says University of Melbourne expert