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  1. 15 January 2019 - Go Figure

    What is déjà vu? What is déjà vu?

    Many of us have seen or done something that's felt eerily familiar; two University of Melbourne experts explain what the brain's doing when we get déjà vu.

  2. 13 September 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Forecasting the cycle of epileptic seizures

    New University of Melbourne research confirms most people experience epileptic seizures in cycles, and a new seizure forecasting app can help them plan.

  3. Podcast4 January 2018 - Up Close

    The state of the science in an age of cannabis liberalisation

    University of Melbourne Psychiatrist Prof David Castle discusses how cannabis represents both a public health risk and a wide-ranging therapeutic opportunity.

  4. 27 July 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Predicting epileptic seizures, just like the weather

    University of Melbourne researchers can now predict the likelihood someone with epilepsy will have a seizure that day, paving the way for a forecasting app.

  5. 25 May 2017 - Health & Medicine

    Breakthrough: Medicinal cannabis and severe epilepsy

    International researchers, including the University of Melbourne, have proven that a type of medicinal cannabis can reduce seizures in a form of severe epilepsy

  6. 2 May 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Q&A: How algorithms are fighting epilepsy

    A team of neuro-engineers from the University of Melbourne are developing an algorithm to fight epilepsy, by predicting when a seizure might strike.

  7. 13 March 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Understanding epilepsy

    A new classification system for epilepsy will aid understanding of the still-often misunderstood condition, promising more effective treatments for patients.

  8. Podcast6 November 2015 - Up Close

    Brain in a dish: the therapeutic potential of stem cells and organoids

    On the Up Close podcast: epilepsy researcher Steve Petrou and developmental neuroscientist Miranda Dottori discuss the therapeutic potential of organoids.