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  1. 10 August 2022 - Science Matters

    Using mathematics to treat malaria

    Mathematics can track parasite resistance to antimalarial drugs so agencies can target the right drug to where it's needed, says University of Melbourne expert

  2. 4 February 2022 - Science Matters

    Forecasting landslides from space

    A new data-driven tool uses satellites to predict devastating natural disasters with pinpoint accuracy before they occur shows University of Melbourne research

  3. 31 March 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Charting our way back to normal

    A new web tool weighs the costs and benefits of different policy responses as Australia charts way to post-COVID-19 normal, say University of Melbourne experts

  4. 13 October 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    So, Victoria, what do we do now?

    A University of Melbourne expert says it’s now mathematically impossible that Melbourne will reach its COVID-19 case target to release to Step 3 of the Roadmap.

  5. 13 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Rating Victoria’s COVID-19 Roadmap

    Victoria’s Roadmap out of the COVID-19 restrictions is good but there are grounds for tweaking it, says University of Melbourne expert Professor Tony Blakely

  6. 9 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Locked and loaded: Using genomic sequencing to target COVID-19’s weak spots

    A new open-access tool, COVID-3D, harnesses SARS-CoV-2 genomic information to ensure therapeutic efforts remain effective say University of Melbourne experts.

  7. 8 September 2020 - Design

    Modelling Victoria’s escape from COVID-19

    Dynamic policy models can help Victoria think through how we get to ‘COVID-normal’. Here University of Melbourne experts explain their new modelling

  8. 24 May 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    The race in the elimination stakes

    Australia’s states and territories are racing toward elimination of COVID-19, but some may not cross the finish line, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  9. 1 April 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Where is the data on whether Australia aims to squash or flatten the curve?

    Australians should understand the government's strategy for COVID-19; a University of Melbourne expert says this means open access to disease modelling data.

  10. 23 March 2020 - Science Matters

    Modelling the spread of COVID-19

    Forecasting the spread of COVID-19 including undetected cases is difficult but important; a University of Melbourne scientist has an app to track the outlook.