An unexpected upside of COVID
A University of Melbourne expert says for many with chronic illness, the shift to telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic gives them more freedom and control.
Victorian kids’ mental health hit hardest during 2020
The pandemic affected the mental health of young Victorian children more than those in other states in 2020 says study including University of Melbourne experts
Charting our way back to normal
A new web tool weighs the costs and benefits of different policy responses as Australia charts way to post-COVID-19 normal, say University of Melbourne experts
Building togetherness in the face of disaster
A ten year University of Melbourne study into the Black Saturday bushfires highlights importance of community and connection in a lesson for future disasters
The challenge of treating HIV in mothers and babies in Malawi
Sustained treatment, reduced drop out rates key to tackling HIV in mothers and infants in Malawi, but COVID-19 a challenge, say University of Melbourne experts
Finding friendship in art and algorithms
Eavesdrop on Ideas explores the vital nature of friendship and community, not just with other humans but also our connections to nature, algorithms and art.
Time to reform Australia’s unfair family support system
Australia's family support system is unfair, making it hard for mothers to return to work and penalising dual-earners, says University of Melbourne researcher.
Learning as we go during vaccine rollout
As Australia starts its vaccine rollout, University of Melbourne experts say real-world data from other vaccines have clues that can help us modify as we go.
Six safety tips for hotel quarantine
University of Melbourne engineers have devised a list of things travellers can do as individuals, to get through hotel quarantine more safely
More Australians becoming wary of COVID-19 vaccines
Survey suggests increasing numbers of Australians are wary of COVID-19 vaccines, maybe jeopardising reaching herd immunity, warns University of Melbourne expert