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.
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'.
What makes super-viral content so shareable?
Dr Brent Coker from the University of Melbourne collects memes. His research reveals the psychological triggers that evoke social media content sharing and why.
What does a great day at work look like?
The University of Melbourne's Dr Rebecca Jarden’s training in nursing led her to research what a balanced approach to measuring wellbeing for nurses looks like.
Borderline Personality disorder: It’s time to change the narrative
By challenging societal and health care stigma, people with Borderline Personality Disorder can lead a fulfilling life say University of Melbourne experts.
The brain benefits of music
The University of Melbourne's Professor Sarah Wilson discusses music neuroscience and why no other species uses a complex musical system like we do.
Will the “hard-hitting” COVID-19 ads have the desired impact?
Are the Victorian Government’s COVID-19 advertisements hard-hitting enough to change behaviour so we stick to the rules? asks a University of Melbourne expert
The ugly truth
We say looks don't matter but University of Melbourne research finds more evidence that they do; understanding our response to ugliness can help counteract it
Anticipating our emotions
Our brain activity suggests that we can prepare ourselves for situations in which we will need to control our emotions, University of Melbourne researchers find
How treating gut disorders needs to be a team effort
Teams of multi-disciplinary experts are better than a lone specialist at treating many common gastrointestinal disorders, University of Melbourne research finds