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  1. 4 January 2022 - Health & Medicine

    What we know about our resilience after 2021

    The strengths we have built during a tough 2021 will help us cope individually and collectively in an uncertain 2022, explain University of Melbourne experts

  2. 6 December 2021 - Inside Business

    Distress signals

    HILDA shows Australians increasingly report feelings of psychological distress in a trend likely exacerbated by the pandemic says University of Melbourne expert

  3. 3 December 2021 - Music, Arts & Screen

    The arts and Australia’s mental wellbeing

    The creative arts can our support mental health, but a University of Melbourne expert says we need ongoing and joined up research to understand its impact.

  4. 29 November 2021 - Health & Medicine

    When kids get stressed out by the stress of others

    Empathy is vital for our social functioning. But new University of Melbourne research finds that children who are particularly empathic are also more anxious.

  5. 15 November 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Dispelling the myths about transgender people

    Transgender people are simply trying to live their best and most authentic lives, just like anyone else, say myth-busting University of Melbourne experts

  6. 25 October 2021 - Legal Affairs

    Data protection is a mental health issue for young people

    Australia’s leading use of digital technologies in youth mental health services could help inform our Privacy Act review, say University of Melbourne experts.

  7. 20 October 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    How sound alters sense of touch

    New research suggests our brains process inputs from different senses like a symphony, combining and harmonising information say University of Melbourne experts

  8. 15 October 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Looking out for our kids through lockdowns

    How to build resilience in children and families during lockdowns and lookout for those not coping? A University of Melbourne-led panel share their expertise

  9. 16 September 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Meeting the challenge of dementia prevention in Australia

    Dementia is the second leading cause of death for Australians, and University of Melbourne research says prevention must be prioritised in our health policies.

  10. 13 September 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    We are leaving people released from prison vulnerable

    People released from prison are vulnerable and more likely to be the victims of violence, says University of Melbourne research, and more support is needed.