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  1. 28 March 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Flattening the curve to help Australia’s hospitals prepare

    University of Melbourne mathematical modelling helps us understand whether Australia is flattening the COVID-19 curve and whether our hospitals are prepared.

  2. 27 March 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    Keeping aged care residents connected

    People in aged care homes were already isolated before the COVD-19 crisis but University of Melbourne research finds new technology can help better connect them

  3. 26 March 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    COVID-19 can reframe health politics

    A University of Melbourne expert says COVID-19 highlights our capacity to improve health outcomes and exposes our acceptance of suffering for ‘affordability'.

  4. 25 March 2020 - Education

    How to keep your head during COVID-19

    In a crisis the first impulse can be fear or panic, but COVID-19 demands clear thought. A University of Melbourne expert explains how to adapt your own thinking

  5. 24 March 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Protecting our ageing population from COVID-19

    While Australia works to prevent the spread of COVID-19, University of Melbourne experts remind us there are extra health considerations for older Australians.

  6. 24 March 2020 - Public Affairs

    The symbolism of the Olympic Games

    As countries pull out of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, a University of Melbourne expert explains why Japan is clinging onto hope in the face of COVID-19.

  7. 24 March 2020 - Learning & Teaching

    Five tips for keeping kids learning at home

    As some Australian states announce COVID-19 school closures, a University of Melbourne expert explains how to help keep your kids learning at home.

  8. 23 March 2020 - Science Matters

    Modelling the spread of COVID-19

    Forecasting the spread of COVID-19 including undetected cases is difficult but important; a University of Melbourne scientist has an app to track the outlook.

  9. 23 March 2020 - Design

    Reduce, reuse and recycle for a circular economy

    Using a University of Melbourne campus as a ‘living laboratory’, a new study evaluates what materials universities use and how to reduce environmental effects.

  10. 23 March 2020 - Health & Medicine

    The maths and ethics of minimising COVID-19 deaths

    A University of Melbourne experts says the government must factor in the maths and ethics of either flattening the curve or an eradication endgame for COVID-19.