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  1. 10 August 2022 - Science Matters

    Using mathematics to treat malaria

    Mathematics can track parasite resistance to antimalarial drugs so agencies can target the right drug to where it's needed, says University of Melbourne expert

  2. 14 July 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    It’s time to drop COVID-19 vaccine mandates

    Vaccine mandates helped save lives but COVID-19 variants means they can't now be justified and are hurting the health system says University of Melbourne expert

  3. 9 May 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Improving the care and wellbeing of cancer survivors

    As cancer detection and treatment improves, our healthcare system needs to provide more holistic care for life after cancer, say University of Melbourne experts

  4. 9 March 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Our love of sport is now a gateway to gambling

    New multi-million dollar fine on a betting company should spur us to finally disentangle gambling from our beloved sports, argue University of Melbourne experts

  5. 18 November 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Indian and Australian health workers reach out on COVID-19

    Training for health workers in India is supporting patients and families and broadening understanding of palliative care, says University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 17 November 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    The tech boosting world-class antimicrobial research

    Australian collaboration at the University of Melbourne has been pioneering software solutions and research for antimicrobial stewardship for nearly two decades

  7. 28 September 2021 - Health & Medicine

    The pros and cons of prescription-only liquid nicotine

    From 1 October, all liquid nicotine used in e-cigarettes will need a prescription. A University of Melbourne expert looks at what that means for public health.

  8. 16 September 2021 - Under the Microscope

    Snakebites and human rights

    Dr Andrew Watt and his team at the University of Melbourne's Australian Venom Research Unit are saving lives following deadly snakebites across Papua New Guinea

  9. 30 August 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Crossing health borders without international travel

    A University of Melbourne-based public health initiative is using interactive technology to reach remote Kenyan communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  10. 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