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  1. 4 April 2020 - Education

    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

  2. 3 April 2020 - Inside Business

    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.

  3. 3 April 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  4. 1 April 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  5. 1 April 2020 - Inside Business

    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.

  6. 31 March 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  7. 30 March 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    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

  8. 29 March 2020 - Animals, Food & You

    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.

  9. 28 March 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  10. 27 March 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    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