Our health is compromised by our global fossil fuel addiction
Climate change is affecting our health; University of Melbourne experts say moving to net-zero emissions could be the greatest health opportunity this century.
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.
Australia given serious health warning on climate change
Research monitoring the health impacts of climate change highlights the global emergency and the threat to Australians, warn University of Melbourne experts.
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.
The impact of air pollution on life expectancy
A new study led by the University of Melbourne shows how particulate matter in the air is associated with premature deaths, highlighting the need for action.
Modelling Victoria’s escape from COVID-19
Dynamic policy models can help Victoria think through how we get to ‘COVID-normal’. Here University of Melbourne experts explain their new modelling
Identifying the ‘Paris-End’ of town
Good urban design can help enhance our health; new University of Melbourne research uses ‘big data’ to explore how Australian cities compare globally.
Working in an autonomous world
Autonomous tech will change our infrastructure; University of Melbourne experts look at how innovations like driverless cars could impact on the way we work.
Designing cities with health in mind
Public health specialist Professor Mark Stevenson from the University of Melbourne on the need to prioritise physical wellbeing in our urban planning.
Making Big Data deliver
Australia’s AURIN platform is a unique computing resource tmaking sense of the masses of data researchers are increasingly dealing with to solve problems.