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  1. 12 February 2024 - Inside Business

    Australia’s young people are getting lonelier

    Younger Australians are more likely than their parents or grandparents to feel alone, finds the University of Melbourne's annual HILDA survey.

  2. 12 February 2024 - Inside Business

    The ‘perfect storm’ causing Australians psychological distress

    Over the past 15 years, more Australians have experienced growing psychological distress, finds the University of Melbourne's annual HILDA survey.

  3. 18 December 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Overcoming our psychological barriers to embracing AI

    The best ways of addressing barriers to adopting AI and the risks and benefits involved are highlighted in a new study involving the University of Melbourne.

  4. 23 October 2023 - Health & Medicine

    Reconciling the unreconcilable

    University of Melbourne experts ask how we process emotions about Australia's 'no' result to enshrine a Voice to Parliament - as individuals and as a society?

  5. 18 October 2023 - Science Matters

    Sports coaches make these seven kinds of decisions

    Understanding the seven decision types sports coaches make (with strengths and pitfalls) helps us all make better choices, say University of Melbourne experts

  6. 17 October 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Mental health first aid training works

    Despite recent reports, mental health first aid training has benefits for trainees and people dealing with mental ill health say University of Melbourne experts

  7. 30 August 2023 - Health & Medicine

    Knowing when to seek help for mental health

    When challenges arise we may feel confused, but there are five signs to help understand when to seek mental health support, say University of Melbourne experts.

  8. 25 August 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    How anger became the forgotten emotion

    Characters like Succession’s Logan Roy can teach us a lot about anger and trauma and why we need to understand the link say University of Melbourne experts.

  9. 19 July 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Overcoming stigma by connecting with lived experience

    A new podcast from the University of Melbourne and SANE tells the stories of those who have experienced complex mental health conditions

  10. 12 July 2023 - Health & Medicine

    The very real pain of not knowing

    New University of Melbourne research suggests we might choose to endure physical pain over the ‘pain of not knowing’ when it comes to finding out information.