Sisters are doing it for themselves
On International Women's Day, University of Melbourne experts say education is central to leadership in social change for Indigenous women’s life outcomes.
Keeping rural Australians out of hospital
Accessing health care in rural Australia is challenging but without it, say University of Melbourne experts, patients can end up in hospital unnecessarily.
Get your heart checked
The recent deaths of high-profile Australians to suspected heart attacks reminds us all to check our heart health, says University of Melbourne expert.
Building stronger connections between schools and communities
Some schools are developing partnerships and sharing spaces to become local hubs and building school-community connections, say University of Melbourne experts.
Working to stop MS in its tracks
On World Brain Day, University of Melbourne experts say earlier diagnosis and access to new treatments can improve the lives of those with multiple sclerosis.
Mental Health ≠ Wellbeing
Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores the tendency to link mental health and wellbeing as an inseparable conceptual couple, when they're not.
Promoting health in schools: Old idea, new opportunities
The WHO’s ‘health promoting schools’ is an old idea, but new research including the University of Melbourne is finding new ways to fully realise its potential.
Mindfulness is everywhere, but what actually is it?
University of Melbourne psychologist Dr Nicholas Van Dam explains that despite it being mentioned everywhere, mindfulness isn't what many of us think it is.
Transforming the aged care crisis
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to support older people’s desire to live and thrive in their own community say University of Melbourne experts.
Early cardiovascular disease deaths linked to overweight and obesity are rising
After decades of falling deaths associated with cardiovascular disease, University of Melbourne research finds rising mortality linked to overweight and obesity