Is there a science to staying alive longer?
A new book by a University of Melbourne expert applies the science of longevity to everyday life and how the daily decisions we make now can help us live longer
Towards faster treatment for major depressive disorder
Physiologist Professor Scott Thompson studies how the brain changes in patients with major depression to identify more effective, faster acting antidepressants.
Australia’s sub-standard reporting of refugee self-harm incidents
Basic information is often missing on self-harm incidents among asylum-seekers making it difficult to tackle the problem, University of Melbourne research finds
The mental marathon of COVID-19
University of Melbourne's Dr Grant Blashki helps us understand our mental health during isolation and what we can do to maintain our routines and resilience.
A powerful opportunity for change
A University of Melbourne expert asks can the challenges we face during the coronavirus pandemic help us reconsider what matters most and how we live our lives?
Australia’s COVID-19 relationship with booze
A University of Melbourne experts says COVID-19 isolation has the potential to bring out the worst in Australia's national battle with the alcohol bottle.
Caring for those touched by suicide behaviour
University of Melbourne research has quantified the risk of suicide behaviour influencing others and found that the specific type of behaviour exposure matters.
The psychology of isolation
The need to self-isolate needn’t be a burden; it can be an opportunity for self-reflection and renewal. Here a University of Melbourne expert provides some tips
What is COVID-19 doing to our mental health?
The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting people's mental wellbeing. But a University of Melbourne expert says we can all take steps to keep ourselves mentally healthy
Simple ways to support people dealing with traumatic events
As thousands process the emotional impact of being affected by the Australian bushfires, a University of Melbourne expert gives some tips on providing support