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  1. 18 November 2020 - Inside Business

    Pets and Australians: Who has what?

    HILDA Survey reveals close to two-thirds of Australians have at least one pet, with dogs most popular followed by cats say University of Melbourne experts

  2. 13 November 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    The science of supporting others

    University of Melbourne experts provide six evidence-based tips for providing support in times of extreme change –finding our ‘COVID normal'.

  3. 8 November 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Do new doctors get enough child health experience?

    Many new doctors entering General Practice seem to lack confidence dealing with child mental health and behaviour problems says University of Melbourne research

  4. 2 November 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    The legacy of maltreatment on the brain

    New University of Melbourne research into childhood maltreatment looks at why brain development may be derailed during the ‘sensitive’ adolescent period.

  5. 2 October 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    How is the contraceptive pill affecting your mood?

    A new University of Melbourne citizen science project is helping us understand how the menstrual cycle and hormonal birth control affects mood and wellbeing.

  6. 30 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Borderline Personality disorder: It’s time to change the narrative

    By challenging societal and health care stigma, people with Borderline Personality Disorder can lead a fulfilling life say University of Melbourne experts.

  7. 29 September 2020 - Health & Medicine

    Mapping the terra incognita of our brains

    New research from University of Melbourne experts has mapped the subcortex, creating a detailed subcortical atlas of the most ancient part of our brain.

  8. 9 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Scaling up efforts to tackle male self-harm

    Males account for the vast majority of deaths by suicide and University of Melbourne researchers are leading a new effort to show which interventions work best.

  9. 7 September 2020 - Humanities

    Beyond beauty

    A University of Melbourne expert asks if we are undervaluing the role that beauty salon workers can play in reaching some of society’s most vulnerable members.

  10. 13 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    People in aged care sector need psychological as well as physical protection

    Our aged care staff, as well as residents, need 'psychological PPE' to protect their mental wellbeing during COVID-19 say University of Melbourne experts.