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  1. 28 July 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Giving students time for recovery and learning

    We shouldn't rapidly return schools to the old ‘normal’, but provide students with adequate support to enjoy learning say University of Melbourne experts

  2. 8 July 2021 - Design

    Get ready for a shift in the COVID blame game

    The term 'Living with COVID’ may see blame for illness, deaths and economic damage shift from Government to the individual says a University of Melbourne expert

  3. 5 July 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Distress doubles for cancer patients during pandemic

    Patients with blood cancer experience higher psychological distress from risk of COVID-19 infection and unmet needs finds University of Melbourne research

  4. 22 June 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Australians more likely to get vaccinated after Victoria’s COVID-19 outbreak

    Victoria’s COVID-19 outbreak increased vaccinations in the state, but new University of Melbourne research finds more Australians are also keen to get the jab.

  5. 18 June 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Did time slow down in lockdown?

    Our perception of time passing fell apart during COVID-19 lockdown, giving us a sense of time-warp, almost like jetlag, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 23 April 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Is there a preferred COVID-19 vaccine for Pacific Island countries?

    As COVID-19 cases surge in some Pacific Island countries, University of Melbourne experts analyse whether one vaccine is better for these remote communities.

  7. 7 April 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Victorian kids’ mental health hit hardest during 2020

    The pandemic affected the mental health of young Victorian children more than those in other states in 2020 says study including University of Melbourne experts

  8. Podcast7 March 2021 - Humanities

    If our animals could speak

    Dr Laura Jean McKay, winner of the 2021 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for literature and University of Melbourne graduate discusses writing her first novel

  9. 24 February 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    Six safety tips for hotel quarantine

    University of Melbourne engineers have devised a list of things travellers can do as individuals, to get through hotel quarantine more safely

  10. 24 January 2021 - Animals, Food & You

    Life after the pandemic for your (new) pet

    As we start to emerge after lockdown, there are some steps that can help your pet adapt to life after social distancing says a University of Melbourne expert.