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  1. 24 July 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Sexual objectification harms women

    By having women use mobile phones to log whenever they feel sexually objectified, University of Melbourne researchers have shown that it harms their wellbeing.

  2. 16 July 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    Taking positive psychology into the classroom

    University of Melbourne experts in positive psychology are exploring how best to apply the science of wellbeing for school students in key learning environments

  3. 31 July 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Nourishing old age

    A lack of protein served in aged care is putting residents at risk of malnutrition but University of Melbourne study shows improving menus pays-off for everyone

  4. 1 August 2019 - Design

    Australian Modernism’s Top 10: Part One

    Modernist design changed the way Australia looks: two University of Melbourne experts look at the legacy of modernism and the iconic architecture it created.

  5. 5 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Reaching critical mass to end scabies

    Australian and Pacific researchers, including University Melbourne, are using 'mass drug administrations' to eradicate scabies, which brings anguish to millions

  6. 1 August 2019 - Design

    Australian Modernism’s Top 10: Part Two

    Modernist design changed the way Australia looks: two University of Melbourne experts look at the legacy of modernism and the iconic architecture it created.

  7. 11 January 2019 - Go Figure

    Why do some people believe the Earth is flat?

    Although science says the Earth is round, there are some people around who still think it's flat; two University of Melbourne experts look at why.

  8. 5 August 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Cold comfort as anti-doping plays catch up

    Retrospective testing is catching up with drug cheats in sport, but a University of Melbourne expert explores how far back it can go, and is it cold comfort?

  9. 17 April 2017 - Science Matters

    Plants have feelings too

    Plants' skin helps them adapt to their environment, meaning they can respond to challenges like high winds and rocky soil, says a University of Melbourne expert

  10. 5 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Are declines in cardiovascular disease mortality ending?

    Since the 1970s, cases of people dying from heart disease and stroke have fallen. But University of Melbourne research finds signs that this decline is slowing.