Meeting the challenge of dementia prevention in Australia
Dementia is the second leading cause of death for Australians, and University of Melbourne research says prevention must be prioritised in our health policies.
Directors’ duties and cyber security - it’s complicated
University of Melbourne experts say managing cyber security risks is a core governance concern but a new mandatory directors’ duty would be a step too far.
We need to talk about elimination vs suppression in Australia again
New University of Melbourne modelling finds that elimination is better than a suppression strategy for COVID-19, especially when it comes to the Delta strain.
International students enhance Australia’s universities
Highlighting the strengths of international students will emphasise how much they enrich Australia’s education sector, says a University of Melbourne expert.
How long till Sydney gets out of lockdown?
New University of Melbourne COVID-19 modelling finds NSW’s hard lockdown gives the State more certainty about how long stricter restrictions could stay in place
The future of offices in post-COVID Melbourne
As we work to get the economy and employment back on track, to what extent will workers return to offices post COVID-19, ask University of Melbourne experts
Rising global flood risk demands action
By 2100 tens of millions more people and trillions of dollars more of the world economy will be at risk of flooding, University of Melbourne researchers warn.
The local governments declaring a climate emergency
University of Melbourne research finds that only a small proportion of the local governments declaring a climate emergency have developed action plans.
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
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.