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  1. 30 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  2. Podcast24 June 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    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.

  3. 19 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  4. Podcast6 May 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  5. 5 May 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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?

  6. 1 May 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  7. 28 April 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  8. 4 April 2020 - Education

    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

  9. 19 March 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  10. 8 January 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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