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  1. 11 September 2020 - Humanities

    Living in the crosshairs of COVID-19

    It’s not a pleasant prospect to die from COVID-19, but a University of Melbourne expert ponders the State and Commonwealth decisions that may cost him his life.

  2. 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'.

  3. 30 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Is there a science to staying alive longer?

    A new book by a University of Melbourne expert applies the science of longevity to everyday life and how the daily decisions we make now can help us live longer

  4. 12 April 2020 - Humanities

    Isolation, my Dad and me

    A University of Melbourne researcher talks about how COVID-19 is changing his relationship with his elderly father in the UK, discussing the issue of loneliness

  5. 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

  6. 24 March 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Protecting our ageing population from COVID-19

    While Australia works to prevent the spread of COVID-19, University of Melbourne experts remind us there are extra health considerations for older Australians.

  7. 31 July 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Nourishing old age

    A lack of protein served in aged care is putting residents at risk of malnutrition but University of Melbourne study shows improving menus pays off for everyone

  8. 10 October 2018 - Inside Business

    We need another revolution in the march to good health

    A University of Melbourne expert says healthcare in the Western world is at a tipping point as populations age; data is our greatest hope to face the challenge.

  9. 4 May 2016 - Design

    Creating a world that works for young and old

    As our population ages, are the places in which we live serving us as well as they could?