Deeper data needed to understand scale of abuse faced by people with disability
The true scale of violence against people with disability is obscure because data is too fragmented; new University of Melbourne research aims to change that.
Cutting the commute for students with a disability
University of Melbourne and Caltech research uses ‘experimental economics’ and specialist software to reform travel services for students with disability.
Breaking down COVID-19 barriers for people with disability
COVID-19 poses particular challenges for people with disability, but a University of Melbourne expert says some aren’t the issues that people might assume.
My eyesight is weak, but my vision is strong
University of Melbourne PhD student Nisha Mehta was born with albinism; but with support she has overcome challenges to pursue an academic career in chemistry.
Protecting people with disability during the pandemic
The Australian government's tailored COVID-19 strategy for people with disability is late coming and may not go far enough says a University of Melbourne expert
Does disability policy really offer choice and control?
University of Melbourne research finds that although policy for Australians with disabilities aims to offer choice and control, there are very real barriers.
Volunteers don’t come free
New University of Melbourne research finds urgent action is needed to maintain sustainable volunteer services for people with disability and their families.
Making Australia’s most liveable city more inclusive
Melbourne is a great city to live in, but University of Melbourne research finds it needs to do better for people with a disability by making it more accessible
Reanimating hand movement after spinal cord injury
A study involving the University of Melbourne finds that nerve transfer surgery for people suffering traumatic spinal cord injury can improve their independence
Why housing is a major public health issue for Australians with disability
Housing security isn't a focus in Australia's federal election, but University of Melbourne research finds it's a fundamental issue for people with a disability