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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Podcast18 March 2021 - Eavesdrop on Ideas

    Finding friendship in art and algorithms

    Eavesdrop on Ideas explores the vital nature of friendship and community, not just with other humans but also our connections to nature, algorithms and art.

  10. 13 November 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    The science of supporting others

    University of Melbourne experts provide six evidence-based tips for providing support in times of extreme change –finding our ‘COVID normal'.