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  1. 9 August 2020 - Humanities

    Diplomacy at a distance

    In the face of department cuts, Australia’s diplomats are working during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the safety and security of many Australians.

  2. 7 August 2020 - Science Matters

    Test smarter not harder for an agile system

    Knowing who is being tested, why, and counting close contacts is the key to an agile and effective COVID-19 testing strategy say University of Melbourne experts

  3. 6 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Making sense of Victoria’s daily COVID-19 cases – and (maybe) some good news

    A University of Melbourne expert says batching explains why the number of new COVID-19 cases in Victoria is a rollercoaster, but this may also mean good news.

  4. 6 August 2020 - Inside Business

    Parents of school-age kids during COVID-19? Yes, you’re stressed

    University of Melbourne research finds that Australian parents are feeling the burn of COVID-19 amid a major economic downturn and growing family-work conflict

  5. Podcast5 August 2020 - Science Matters

    Why are there so few drugs to treat viruses?

    As coronavirus case numbers surge, University of Melbourne experts explain why we have effective drugs for bacterial diseases, but relatively few for viruses.

  6. 4 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Dealing with COVID-19 in aged care

    Communication and connection are critical in addressing COVID-19 outbreaks and lockdown in Victoria’s aged care facilities, says University of Melbourne expert

  7. 3 August 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    Covid-19: A challenge and an opportunity for public transport

    COVID-19 has raised doubts over mass public transport, but connective tech offers a way to keep everyone moving sustainably, say University of Melbourne experts

  8. 3 August 2020 - Learning & Teaching

    How social and emotional learning can help our school kids cope

    Following an emergency, like COVID-19, a University of Melbourne expert says social and emotional learning in schools can play a vital role in student wellbeing

  9. 30 July 2020 - Learning & Teaching

    The challenge to retain second-career teachers

    The COVID-19 economic downturn means more career-changers may enter teaching, but we need to do more to ensure they stay, say University of Melbourne experts

  10. 30 July 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why we should worry more about anxiety in older adults

    COVID-19 has caused particular psychological stress to older adults, University of Melbourne experts say we need to know more about anxiety, a 'silent killer'.