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  1. 3 December 2020 - Health & Medicine

    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.

  2. 11 November 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  3. 9 November 2020 - Science Matters

    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.

  4. 6 November 2020 - Legal Affairs

    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.

  5. 28 October 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  6. 26 October 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  7. 21 October 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  8. 19 October 2020 - Health & Medicine

    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.

  9. 16 October 2020 - Design

    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

  10. 14 October 2020 - Legal Affairs

    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.