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  1. 30 January 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  2. 1 May 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  3. 14 February 2020 - Animals, Food & You

    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.

  4. 24 April 2019 - Humanities

    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

  5. 23 November 2017 - Humanities

    After the party

    Establishing safe zones around licensed premises could help reduce the harm caused by illicit drugs, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 28 August 2017 - Legal Affairs

    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.

  7. 27 July 2017 - Animals, Food & You

    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.

  8. Podcast29 January 2016 - Up Close

    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.