The psychology of isolation
The need to self-isolate needn’t be a burden; it can be an opportunity for self-reflection and renewal. Here a University of Melbourne expert provides some tips
The COVID-19 responsibility we all own
As citizens, we have a responsibility to heed COVID-19 health advice or risk increasingly severe government restrictions says a University of Melbourne expert.
Australian homes on the line
As the government focuses on defending Australia’s economy, University of Melbourne research looks at how many people are now at risk of losing their homes.
Where is the data on whether Australia aims to squash or flatten the curve?
Australians should understand the government's strategy for COVID-19; a University of Melbourne expert says this means open access to disease modelling data.
Oil wars, petrol prices and COVID-19
COVID-19 and global oil price wars are impacting economies worldwide, but a University of Melbourne expert says we will see lower fuel prices at petrol pumps.
What disaster movies can teach us about coping with COVID-19
Cinema may have lessons to teach us about working together to collectively overcome shared threats like the COVID pandemic says a University of Melbourne expert
COVID-19 drop in pollution to be short-lived
COVID-19’s hit to the global economy is reducing air pollution but the recovery could worsen the environment and emissions, warns University of Melbourne expert
Our food supply has problems with equity, not quantity
Shocks to our food supply provide opportunity to transform our food systems to be healthier, more sustainable and equitable say University of Melbourne experts.
Flattening the curve to help Australia’s hospitals prepare
University of Melbourne mathematical modelling helps us understand whether Australia is flattening the COVID-19 curve and whether our hospitals are prepared.
Keeping aged care residents connected
People in aged care homes were already isolated before the COVD-19 crisis but University of Melbourne research finds new technology can help better connect them