Domestic violence linked to alcohol use is a national emergency
A University of Melbourne academic says the crime wave in Alice Springs shows the need to understand the role of alcohol in domestic and family violence
Psychedelic medicine: A mental health game changer?
Psychedelic compounds are showing promise as potential treatments for mental illness say experts from University of Melbourne and Western Sydney University
Australia’s COVID-19 relationship with booze
A University of Melbourne experts says COVID-19 isolation has the potential to bring out the worst in Australia's national battle with the alcohol bottle.
A robot nose for a true brew
The aroma of beer is a key indicator of its quality, now new University of Melbourne technology can ‘sniff’ a beer to help brewers create top notch tasty brews.
A toast to Anzac Day
A celebratory drink is part of Australia's ANZAC tradition but as a University of Melbourne historian explains drinking on the day has always been controversial
After the party
Establishing safe zones around licensed premises could help reduce the harm caused by illicit drugs, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Could new trade rules mean a lack of health warnings on alcohol?
As talks begin around the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) - the University of Melbourne looks at how new trade rules could restrict health warnings on alcohol.
How a longing for ‘real beer’ turned a hobby into a career
University of Melbourne students can study the art and science of beer brewing, thanks to a passionate lecturer who brews his own English-style ales.
Can’t give it up: The science behind addiction and the brain
Behavioural neuroscientist Professor Andrew Lawrence on addictive and compulsive behaviours in drug and alcohol use, and what's unique about the addicted brain.