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  1. 22 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    An unexpected step in the fight against stomach cancer

    Research from the University of Melbourne and the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute has uncovered potential new treatments for stomach, or gastric, cancer.

  2. 22 April 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Iceland’s proposed circumcision ban

    Iceland could become the first European country to ban male circumcision; University of Melbourne experts look at the ethical and legal issues at stake.

  3. 20 April 2018 - Science Matters

    Your grandchildren may retire before we have gender equality in science

    University of Melbourne research has found the gender gap for women working in STEMM could remain for generations without intervention.

  4. 19 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    War and trauma: Learning the lessons

    Recognition and treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in the military has come a long way. A University of Melbourne expert looks at the past and future

  5. 19 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    From jail cell to emergency room: Too many injuries after release from prison

    University of Melbourne research finds those released from Australian prisons who have mental illness & substance use problems are more likely to suffer injury.

  6. 18 April 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    The limits of modelling: Knowing we don’t know

    Modelling the impact on groundwater of mine developments is critical but a University of Melbourne expert warns that we need to understand the limits of models

  7. 16 April 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Does it matter that strikes against Syria violate international law?

    The air strikes in Syria by the US, UK and France violate the UN Charter and international law; a University of Melbourne expert looks at what's at stake.

  8. 16 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Australia’s flesh-eating bug outbreak needs urgent research

    A University of Melbourne expert says a localised outbreak of the rare flesh-eating Buruli Ulcer in Australia has exposed a major gap in scientific knowledge.

  9. 12 April 2018 - Science Matters

    The mind behind prize winning science

    Professor Jacques Miller from WEHI and the University of Melbourne has been recognised with a prestigious Japan Prize for his pioneering immunology research.

  10. 12 April 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    New fixes for old traffic problems

    University of Melbourne research is bringing transport systems into the 21st century, connecting everything from vehicles and traffic lights, to pavements.