Three things schoolkids need to succeed
School children should be equipped with the tools they need to succeed, and early intervention can make all the difference, say University of Melbourne experts
Communicating COVID-19 to our older culturally diverse Australians
University of Melbourne research finds some older Chinese Australians struggled going online during COVID-19, especially when getting accurate vaccine facts.
Crossing health borders without international travel
A University of Melbourne-based public health initiative is using interactive technology to reach remote Kenyan communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The politics of hacking
Associate Professor Dunbar-Hester discusses the cultures and the communities of the digital era, with a particular focus on media and technology activists.
COVID-19 face coverings mask the message
Many people have hearing loss – from mild to disabling – but University of Melbourne research finds COVID-19 face masks are making communication even harder.
Deciphering ‘cell talk’ to understand our evolution
By understanding how cells communicate, researchers including University of Melbourne hope to gain insights into how multicellular life first came to exist.
Reporting COVID-19 research responsibly
A University of Melbourne expert says while science communication is now so vital, the media has a responsibility to explain that scientific research evolves.
How can we make sure people trust a COVID-19 vaccine once we get one?
Vaccination is an insurance policy but University of Melbourne experts say if we want good COVID-19 vaccine uptake, we need to restore public trust and clarity.
How much digital time is too much during COVID-19?
After much time online during COVID-19 restrictions, can we ensure digital media doesn’t take a toll on our family life, asks a University of Melbourne expert.
A very modern dilemma
Mobile messaging keeps us connected 24/7; University of Melbourne research finds people use a range of tactics to avoid messages, but little accepted etiquette