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  1. 12 June 2020 - Science Matters

    Climate change policy: The missing middle

    The COVID crisis has brought about bipartisanship and consensus; University of Melbourne experts say this is urgently needed for effective climate change policy

  2. 22 May 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    China’s chronic health burden revealed

    A new study, led by the University of Melbourne, quantifies China’s multiple chronic disease burden as COVID-19 places even more pressure on the health system.

  3. 21 May 2020 - Legal Affairs

    Breaking down COVID-19 barriers for people with disability

    COVID-19 poses particular challenges for people with disability, but a University of Melbourne expert says some aren’t the issues that people might assume.

  4. 6 May 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Using intersectionality to understand who is most at risk of COVID-19

    COVID-19 research and policy must include intersecting factors like gender, indigeneity, disability, socio-economic status says University of Melbourne expert.

  5. 22 April 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Protecting people with disability during the pandemic

    The Australian government's tailored COVID-19 strategy for people with disability is late coming and may not go far enough says a University of Melbourne expert

  6. 9 April 2020 - Legal Affairs

    What could our post-COVID ‘new normal’ look like?

    With the strict rules around preventing the spread of COVID-19, a University of Melbourne expert explores how different our new post-emergency ‘normal’ could be

  7. 9 February 2020 - Legal Affairs

    A precarious high

    The ACT's new cannabis laws are at odds with Australia’s federal laws; University of Melbourne experts ask if the federal government should just stay out of it?

  8. 1 December 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Does disability policy really offer choice and control?

    University of Melbourne research finds that although policy for Australians with disabilities aims to offer choice and control, there are very real barriers.

  9. 24 November 2019 - Inside Business

    Breaking the family chain of joblessness

    New University of Melbourne research finds children of parents who are both jobless can experience long-term disadvantage, but good policy can break the cycle.

  10. 26 February 2019 - Under the Microscope

    Empowering everyone to improve their own health

    A University of Melbourne expert designs and evaluates behaviour change interventions. Now he's in Australia, aiming to improve the population's health here.