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  1. 19 April 2021 - Health & Medicine

    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.

  2. 7 April 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  3. 31 March 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  4. 30 March 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  5. 24 March 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  6. Podcast18 March 2021 - Eavesdrop on Ideas

    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.

  7. 16 March 2021 - Inside Business

    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.

  8. 25 February 2021 - Health & Medicine

    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.

  9. 24 February 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    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

  10. 18 February 2021 - Business & Economics

    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