How fear-appeal advertising works
Research shows that fear appeals in advertising can be effective in changing behaviour, but they need to be done well, says University of Melbourne expert
No butts about stopping tobacco damaging the environment
Another victim of the tobacco industry is the environment – we need to make the industry accountable for the damage, says University of Melbourne expert
Bringing clinical trials to regional patients
A project including the University of Melbourne aims to give people in rural and regional areas equitable access to clinical trials and better health outcomes
How we’ve changed in 20 years
The HILDA Survey is turning 20 and shows a changing and largely well-functioning society but also reveals pressure points, says University of Melbourne expert
This lockdown is different – in a good way
There is good reason to be optimistic about Victoria’s latest COVID-19 lockdown because we know what works and do it better says University of Melbourne expert
Hope in the darkness
India’s COVID-19 second wave is a humanitarian disaster but vaccines and doing what we now know works can turn the tide, says University of Melbourne expert
Group testing to help control COVID-19
Large-scale testing is key to controlling COVID-19 and analysing grouped samples can be an efficient way to do it argues a University of Melbourne expert
The economics of COVID-19
Policy makers need a new roadmap for navigating the balance between managing the pandemic and supporting the economy, argues a University of Melbourne expert
How attitudes disable
Social epidemiologist Eric Emerson argues we've yet to grasp how disability arises not from impairment but from the interaction between health and our society.
What’s killing women?
Population health researcher Professor Cassandra Szoeke outlines what ails women as they grow older, and how men differ from women in age-related diseases.