Does Australia have a gambling problem?
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast consider the extent of Australia's problem gambling problem, and policy options to address it.
Do you really get sick as soon as you go on holiday?
Does it ever seem that as soon as you take a break, you get sick? University of Melbourne experts look at some of the reasons it feels this way.
Helping high anxiety on holiday
Holidays are fun, but can be a struggle for the one in seven Australians suffering anxiety - a University of Melbourne expert gives some festive advice.
4 ways tech can help your mental health
The headlines say digital technology is bad for our mental health, but University of Melbourne research finds new tech could provide future tools for treatment.
What is mindfulness? Nobody really knows, and that’s a problem
Mindfulness is all the rage in mainstream Western culture, but University of Melbourne research raises questions over how poorly defined and researched it is.
Kids’ sleep a key indicator of wellbeing
The ABC's massive children's happiness survey reveals that sleep is a key indicator of a child's wellbeing, according to University of Melbourne analysis
Getting sick in space on the way to Mars
On the long, deep-space journey to Mars, humans will face unique health risks - but a University of Melbourne expert says the solutions are closer than we think
Unfit to plead: Imprisoned without conviction
A two-year University of Melbourne project has identified that early support can reduce incidences of 'unfit to plead' cases in our criminal justice system.
Mapping how schizophrenia changes brains
A large University of Melbourne study has used brain scans to map the link between cognitive function and brain structure in people with schizophrenia.
Designing the right headspace
Many of the spaces used to treat people with mental illness are inappropriate, argues a University of Melbourne expert.