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5 Aug 2020
Experienced educator and leading scholar of Indigenous music Professor Aaron Corn has been appointed the inaugural Director of the University of Melbourne’s new Indigenous Knowledge Institute for world-leading research and partnerships concerning Indigenous knowledge.
The majority of children and adolescents with mental health problems in Australia are not receiving the basic standard of treatment and those that are, do not actually improve, according to a new study.
4 Aug 2020
Policymakers and schools are being urged to use social and emotional learning to help students cope with traumatic events, such as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the recent bushfires.
More Australians and Americans are dying from cardiovascular disease attributable to excess weight, particularly in younger people, new research finds.
3 Aug 2020
A new prescription head lice treatment, developed by University of Melbourne Associate Professor Vern Bowles, has been given Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval, allowing it to be sold in the USA.
2 Aug 2020
Disability Support Workers (DSWs) are risking illness with minimal training during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a new survey has found.
31 Jul 2020
Coastal flooding across the world is set to rise by around 50 per cent due to climate change in the next 80 years, endangering millions more people and trillions of US dollars more of coastal infrastructure, new research shows.
30 Jul 2020
The University of Melbourne remains deeply concerned about the detention and treatment of its academic Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert, who is being held in prison in Iran.
27 Jul 2020
In order to help farmers with the impacts of bushfires, guidelines for mitigating the effects of future fires on livestock and livestock businesses and protecting animals from suffering and pain are the focus of a new study launched this week.
24 Jul 2020
City-dwellers need to switch off their garden lights at night-time, according to a new study of magpies and pigeons that reveals the harmful impact artificial light is having on birds’ sleep patterns.
23 Jul 2020
Researchers have welcomed the announced extension of JobKeeper and JobSeeker, with new survey results showing Australians are spending less.
22 Jul 2020
The societal impact of universities should be measured, resourced and recognised through prominent channels such as global university rankings, a new report recommends.
21 Jul 2020
A $AU5 million grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG) has been matched by the University of Melbourne, extending a joint PhD program in infection and immunity research for the next five years.
17 Jul 2020
The University of Melbourne has signed an agreement with Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) to launch its first International Research Training Group (IRTG) with a Chinese university.
General Practitioners (GPs) and other specialists have experienced significant changes to workload and income during the pandemic, according to a new report by the Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research at the University of Melbourne.
16 Jul 2020
New guidelines to support the treatment of people with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) were launched today by the Federal Minister for Health Greg Hunt.
15 Jul 2020
Patients with gastrointestinal disorders – such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and constipation – have greater symptom relief and improved wellbeing when treated at multidisciplinary clinics, new research shows.
13 Jul 2020
The University and Telstra will help develop and diversify Australia’s pipeline of technology talent through a $5.14 million partnership.
12 Jul 2020
Disruption and ongoing instability as Australians navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is weighing heavily on people with a mood disorder such as depression or bipolar disorder, new research shows.
A new study of twins and triplets shows how our close social relationships are vital in how we cope with the upheaval of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.