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  1. 5 September 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    V is for Victoria – and it can still be for Victory

    A University of Melbourne expert behind Victoria’s roadmap out of lockdown in 2020 reflects on the last 18 months and reminds us we're not helpless or hopeless.

  2. 15 August 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Public attitudes to immunity passports

    As Australia and the world navigates a way to a post-COVID-19 normality, University of Melbourne research examines international attitudes to immunity passports

  3. 19 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    There is no ‘normal’

    Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside finds dreams, hallucinations or reality are a product of the same thing – so there's no such thing as normal.

  4. 19 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Mental Health ≠ Wellbeing

    Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores the tendency to link mental health and wellbeing as an inseparable conceptual couple, when they're not.

  5. 21 June 2021 - Health & Medicine

    The difficulty with measuring creativity

    An international study including the University of Melbourne aimed to establish a unique new way of measuring problem-solving ability and creative potential.

  6. 4 June 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    New hope for treating PTSD

    Posttraumatic stress disorder treatment usually focuses on the traumatic experience, but world-first University of Melbourne research may offer an alternative.

  7. 25 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Judicial stress falls heaviest on magistrates

    A survey of Australian judicial officers finds magistrates are the most vulnerable to stress and burnout, according to University of Melbourne research

  8. Podcast12 May 2021 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The other side of happiness

    University of Melbourne psychologist Brock Bastian explains how life’s painful and difficult experiences play a very important role in producing happiness

  9. 3 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Trust betrayed: Attacked from the inside out

    Women are exposed to a particularly insidious and damaging trauma when subjected to Intimate Partner Sexual Violence, says University of Melbourne expert.

  10. 3 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    What a friend experiencing abuse needs most is an ally

    Women subject to Intimate Partner Violence often rely on friends but it can be difficult for friends to know how to respond say University of Melbourne experts.