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13 May 2020
Researchers at the University of Melbourne are conducting a first-of-its-kind survey in Australia to find out how the time we spend on paid work, care and housework has changed because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
11 May 2020
The University of Melbourne has released its Advancing Melbourne 2030 strategic plan, outlining its aspirations and direction for the next decade.
6 May 2020
The University of Melbourne welcomes $9.5 million in funding from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Genomics Health Futures Mission – Projects Grant Opportunity, announced by the Minister for Health Greg Hunt.
5 May 2020
Leading physiotherapists concerned ‘stay at home’ restrictions could exacerbate falls and poor physical function in older people have developed a new website to support older Australians to stay active – safely – at home.
A $A10 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will allow the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute’s (MCRI) clinical trial of the BCG vaccine against coronavirus (COVID-19) to extend to 10,000 healthcare workers across Australia, Spain and the Netherlands.
1 May 2020
Early-career arts researchers and practitioners will have the chance to develop their communication skills as part of a new media residency at the ABC, in partnership with the University of Melbourne and the Australia Council for the Arts.
30 Apr 2020
An international study led by Melbourne researchers has discovered nine new genes linked to the most severe type of childhood speech disorder, apraxia.
29 Apr 2020
The University of Melbourne and the Group of Eight (Go8) have presented the Federal Government with a national COVID-19 Roadmap to Recovery report to help guide Australia out of the pandemic crisis.
28 Apr 2020
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to unfold, University of Melbourne researchers are joining part of a consortium of veterinary scientists established to train a new generation of ‘animal disease detectives’ in 11 countries across Southeast Asia and the Pacific.
24 Apr 2020
The use of big data can help scientists’ chart not only the degradation of the environment but can be part of the solution to achieve sustainability, according to a new commentary paper.
22 Apr 2020
A hospital that used strict measures to prevent high-risk Wuhan inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients from contracting coronavirus (COVID-19) could provide a model for health services globally, new research shows.
21 Apr 2020
University of Melbourne researchers are joining forces with Arizona State University and a network of overseas intuitions to create an archive of people’s experiences during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
A clinical trial aimed at testing the effectiveness and safety of two existing drugs in patients hospitalised with COVID-19 has opened at the first site, the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
17 Apr 2020
The majority of Australians are satisfied with the government’s handling of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to the results of a new University of Melbourne study.
Vice-Chancellor Duncan Maskell said he was utterly appalled that two University of Melbourne students were targeted in a deplorable and unprovoked attack in the CBD.
16 Apr 2020
The University of Melbourne has launched a new six-part web series tackling some of the major coronavirus (COVID-19) issues facing the world.
14 Apr 2020
The University of Melbourne has launched a range of support packages for students and staff as it continues to deliver high-quality teaching and research in the transition to a virtual campus.
12 Apr 2020
Researchers are mobilising twins across Australia to join a world-first study to rapidly measure the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Australians and their families.
9 Apr 2020
University of Melbourne researchers working in collaboration with Western Health have designed a personal ventilation hood for hospital beds to help contain the droplet spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in intensive care units (ICUs).
8 Apr 2020
A world-first trial will see researchers from Austin Health and the University of Melbourne use intravenous zinc to fight the symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19).