Q&A: 4 things you need to know about Victoria’s earthquake
The largest onshore earthquake in Victoria's recorded history has rocked our east coast, University of Melbourne experts explain where it came from
The symbolism of Australia’s Southern Cross
The Southern Cross has been on flags since the early colonial period but a University of Melbourne expert says it’s a very difficult emblem for many Australians
The facts of vaccinating our kids against COVID-19
Does the risk versus benefit equation justify having my Year 7 child vaccinated against COVID-19? A University of Melbourne expert says the clear answer is yes
Australia’s Gen Y democracy gap
New University of Melbourne research finds there’s a democracy gap for young Australian adults, with a distrust of traditional politics but a focus on community
Snakebites and human rights
Dr Andrew Watt and his team at the University of Melbourne's Australian Venom Research Unit are saving lives following deadly snakebites across Papua New Guinea
Meeting the challenge of dementia prevention in Australia
Dementia is the second leading cause of death for Australians, and University of Melbourne research says prevention must be prioritised in our health policies.
Protecting older Australian women from homelessness
A University of Melbourne expert says older Australian women are the fastest growing group experiencing homelessness and more access to social housing will help
Australia needs a democracy fix
A University of Melbourne expert says COVID-19's domination of public life since 2020 has overshadowed the need to focus on the health of Australia's democracy.
Using music and words to bridge dementia
An international trial led by University of Melbourne is showing how home-based music and reading activities can help families care for dementia sufferers.
We are leaving people released from prison vulnerable
People released from prison are vulnerable and more likely to be the victims of violence, says University of Melbourne research, and more support is needed.