Should schools close during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Research including the University of Melbourne finds schools are unlikely to play a role in COVID-19 community transmission, provided key measures are in place.
Time for smart masking
With so few COVID-19 cases Victoria's compulsory mask wearing laws no longer make sense and it's time for smarter rules, says a University of Melbourne expert
New drug target for sugar-coated viruses
New research including University of Melbourne shows targeting sugar production in human cells has potential for broad-spectrum drugs against viruses.
Hotel quarantine accountability questions remain
A University of Melbourne expert says Victoria's COVID-19 Hotel Quarantine Inquiry interim report outlines the failure of contracting-out services.
Watch Episode 1: Conversations on COVID-19: A Global View
The University of Melbourne's Conversations on COVID-19: A Global View features international experts exploring how we'll live with the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
What is Post-COVID-19 Neurological Syndrome?
We're still learning about the lasting COVID-19 effects on the brain, but new University of Melbourne research finds Post-COVID-19 Neurological Syndrome is real
The rollercoaster of COVID-19 easing
As COVID-19 restrictions ease in Victoria, a University of Melbourne expert says it’s important to remember that in terms of next steps – we make our own luck.
How ‘artificial societies’ are helping plan our COVID-19 response
Computational social science allows policy makers to trial COVID responses on ‘artificial societies’, before real life explains a University of Melbourne expert
How social procurement can revive Victoria’s economy
University of Melbourne experts say Victoria's Social Procurement Framework can stimulate the local economy and combat the socio-economic effects of COVID-19.