The rise and fall in Australia’s life expectancy during the pandemic
Australia’s life expectancy performed better than most other high-income countries during the COVID-19 pandemic, found study led by the University of Melbourne
Peer support groups connect people living with a brain injury
A collaboration between the University of Melbourne and Brain Injury Matters is learning from adults with a brain injury what peer support groups mean to them
The COVID cost for Asia’s informal workers
A new book from the University of Melbourne investigates the ravages of the COVID-19 impact on people in the informal economy across Southeast and South Asia
Lockdown at sea a lesson in sustainable shipping
We urgently need to decarbonise international shipping, and powering cargo ships with wind should be part of the solution says University of Melbourne expert
More resilient than we thought during lockdown
New University of Melbourne research finds that many people coped relatively well emotionally during Melbourne’s long COVID-19 lockdowns.
The unexpected drop in intimate partner violence
It should be exciting that cases of violence against women dropped during COVID, but we need to understand the big picture says University of Melbourne expert.
The older Asian Australians boosting health literacy
University of Melbourne research is improving Australia’s COVID-19 and public health communication to older culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
5 ways singing helps humanity
University of Melbourne researchers have found singing is a powerful way to achieve deep personal and social meaning, and support mental and physical wellbeing
The steps we can take to combat COVID-19 in 2023
University of Melbourne computer modelling finds that in 2023, vaccinations and early public health measures can still reduce the impact of new COVID variants
What we now know about long COVID and our brains
After three years of the COVID-19 pandemic we know more about PCNS or Long COVID, but there’s a vital need for more research says University of Melbourne expert