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  1. 24 January 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Saving lives when the power goes out

    Developed by University of Melbourne experts, the FREO₂ LPOS (Low Pressure Oxygen Store) is delivering oxygen without power and saving children’s lives.

  2. 8 January 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Ending anaemia in the developing world

    Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and University of Melbourne are leading trials to test the the efficacy of iron supplements to beat anaemia in developing world.

  3. 5 October 2018 - Under the Microscope

    No room for saviours in global health

    Matt Reeve from the University of Melbourne's Nossal Institute grew up in Pakistan, and has worked on public health programs in Asia and Africa.

  4. 20 September 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Using chemotherapy to fight malaria

    Researchers at the University of Melbourne's Bio21 Institute have discovered chemotherapy can help overcome growing resistance to the antimalarial artemisinin.

  5. 9 September 2018 - Design

    Transforming informal settlements

    'Informal settlements' in cities like Mumbai have the potential to become dynamic and diverse neighbourhoods, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 21 August 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Giving communities a voice

    An ethical 'toolkit' developed by a University of Melbourne expert provides a guide for health researchers to ensure communities have a real voice in research.

  7. 20 August 2018 - Public Affairs

    The Kofi Annan I knew

    Professor John Langmore from the University of Melbourne, who worked with Kofi Annan at the UN in New York for five years, reflects on an inspiring leader.

  8. 30 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Making surgery safe in Mongolia

    As recently as the 1980s there was limited training for Mongolian anaesthetists, but the University of Melbourne is part of a program improving healthcare.

  9. 7 November 2016 - Public Affairs

    Rage Against Corruption

    People are aware of corruption as a global problem like never before, sparking protests and bringing down governments, but what's needed is systemic change.

  10. 28 April 2016 - Under the Microscope

    How renewable energy empowers women in remote communities

    Access to renewable energy is positively affecting social and gender equity across developing countries in Asia.