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  1. Podcast14 October 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Knowledge sharing for health and wellbeing

    Gwenda Freeman, University of Melbourne lecturer, is empowering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to contribute to their community's health services.

  2. 26 August 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Engineering magnetics to grow human tissue

    Tissue engineering can restore damaged or lost tissue; University of Melbourne research is working to scale up the technology to regenerate human organs.

  3. 12 August 2019 - Humanities

    A bittersweet history

    Sugar has a bitter history of slavery and exploitation, but University of Melbourne researchers say it's also transformed politics and our modern-day diet.

  4. 5 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Reaching critical mass to end scabies

    Australian and Pacific researchers, including University Melbourne, are using 'mass drug administrations' to eradicate scabies, which brings anguish to millions

  5. 19 May 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    The future of Australia's doctors

    A University of Melbourne report finds new pressures, like digital disruption and increasing costs, are changing the way doctors deliver care to patients.

  6. 1 May 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Different fat cell types may be key to obesity

    University of Melbourne-led research discovers fat cells aren't all the same – some release fat, some help to burn fat, and the balance may influence obesity.

  7. 16 April 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Changing the image problem of electroconvulsive therapy

    Many see electroconvulsive therapy as a barbaric treatment, but involving patient’s families in ECT can dispel stigma, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  8. 11 March 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Access to e-cigarettes will improve Australia’s health

    Research including the University of Melbourne finds if existing smokers swap to e-cigarettes or vaping it can have a big net health gain for the entire country

  9. 8 March 2019 - Under the Microscope

    The economics of good health

    Health economists face the challenge of convincing clinicians and patients that they’re about more than just cutting costs says a University of Melbourne expert

  10. 28 February 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Museums: They’re good for your health

    University of Melbourne research finds that visiting museums and other cultural venues can help older Australians with their mental and physical wellbeing.