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  1. 22 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Connecting culture and health

    University of Melbourne cardiologist Associate Professor Luke Burchill grew up on country and was inspired by his grandparents to study medicine.

  2. 2 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Doing it themselves

    Indigenous leadership has been key to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities controlling the COVID-19 pandemic, says a University of Melbourne expert

  3. 21 April 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    At-risk Aboriginal women and children forgotten in crisis

    Aboriginal women and children at risk of violence need better help from health system and government amid COVID-19 crisis warns University of Melbourne expert.

  4. 19 March 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Schools must provide soap to maintain basic hygiene

    Good hygiene is essential to stopping germs like the COVID-19 virus, but soap is not provided as standard in all schools say University of Melbourne experts.

  5. 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.

  6. 23 May 2019 - Humanities

    When there is no ritual to dream: The silence of Indigenous suicide

    A University of Melbourne academic says the high rate of Indigenous youth suicide can only be addressed if all Australians confont historical and modern racism.

  7. 29 April 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Birth isn’t destiny

    High rates of low birth weight among Aboriginal babies can addressed within a generation if we improve maternal health, University of Melbourne research finds.

  8. 21 November 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Working together to close the gap on oral health

    Bachelor of Oral Health students are completing an immersion program in northeast Arnhem Land, as part of the University of Melbourne's commitment to the region

  9. 12 November 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    On track to ending avoidable blindness

    The fight to end preventable blindness among Indigenous Australians has made “unbelievable strides” – and a University of Melbourne expert continues the push.

  10. 23 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Joining the big data dots on Indigenous health policy

    Gathering and analysing large-scale health data central to driving policies to tackle Australia's Indigenous health deficit, say University of Melbourne experts