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  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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.

  4. 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

  5. 21 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    It’s time to ‘big note’ Indigenous health leaders

    A Fellow from the Melbourne Poche Centre for Indigenous Health says leadership to improve health outcomes needs to be driven by Indigenous people.

  6. 27 October 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Speaking my language: Indigenous deaf sign

    A University of Melbourne Atlantic Fellow explores the gap between Indigenous sign languages and AUSLAN, that can leave Deaf Aboriginal Australians isolated

  7. 16 June 2017 - Under the Microscope

    A rolled gold genius

    The University of Melbourne's Professor Ian Anderson's determination and upbringing has earned him the Order of Australia for his service to Indigenous Affairs.

  8. 29 October 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Ending avoidable blindness

    Researchers, using data gathering and analysis, are making inroads in eliminating avoidable blindness and preventable eye diseases in Indigenous communities.

  9. 19 August 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    A clearer view

    Research and persistence is paying off, positioning Australia to finally eliminate the blinding eye disease Trachoma from remote communities.

  10. 21 April 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Global snapshot of Indigenous health

    A groundbreaking international investigation into Indigenous health will pave the way for evidence-based policy.