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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.