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24 Jun 2020
Concerns about whether people have coped in isolation have prompted a weekly survey to identify how adults living in Australia are dealing with coronavirus (COVID-19) issues such as illness, isolation, and social distancing.
23 Jun 2020
Incorrect labelling of food products is causing too many allergic reactions and needs to be more tightly regulated, a University of Melbourne researcher says.
19 Jun 2020
University of Melbourne scientists are leading the call for Australians to step outside on the longest night of the year to help measure light pollution and break a world record for the number of people counting the stars.
Researchers at the University of Melbourne are calling for greater accessibility and improved quality of data on the health of asylum seekers held in Australian onshore and offshore detention centres.
18 Jun 2020
The University of Melbourne is calling for applicants to register their interest for the Atlantic Fellows for Social Equity (AFSE) program.
17 Jun 2020
Science and engineering researchers at the University of Melbourne have been awarded a $3.95 million Australian Government grant to help develop cutting edge space capabilities in Australia.
A world-first framework that identifies a health practitioner’s readiness to address family violence has been developed in a University of Melbourne-led study funded by the Safer Families Centre.
16 Jun 2020
TikTok, the fast-growing mobile video app, has generously donated $US2 million (almost $AU3 million) to the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute) to contribute to the Institute’s work on coronavirus (COVID-19).
15 Jun 2020
Experts in disaster recovery and resilience will lead a panel discussion this week for parents and teachers about supporting the mental health and wellbeing of children in their care during bushfire recovery and pandemic restrictions.
11 Jun 2020
University of Melbourne staff have rejected a proposed variation to their Enterprise Agreement in a ballot held on Wednesday 10 June.
A warming planet will cause stronger storm winds triggering larger and more frequent extreme waves over the next 80 years, with largest increases shown in the Southern Ocean, according to new research.
5 Jun 2020
A Roadmap to fast-track flourishing green roofs, walls and facades in Australian cities released today promotes six positive actioned based strategies to help grow green cities. Researchers collaborating on the project also say the recommendations could provide a COVID-19 stimulus and support recovery.
4 Jun 2020
New research near Uluru in Australia’s arid centre shows that rock structures formed deep within the ancient Gondwana supercontinent controlled the rupture pathways of one of Australia’s largest modern earthquakes.
The mental health of Australian pre-schoolers will be assessed in a survey on how they and their families are coping with coronavirus (COVID-19).
3 Jun 2020
Three research programs which are developing new classes of medicines for coronavirus (COVID-19) have been boosted by funding from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).
2 Jun 2020
University of Melbourne researchers are finding ways to beat dangerous superbugs with ‘resistance resistant’ antibiotics, and it could help in our fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) complications.
The University of Melbourne 2019 Annual Report was tabled in the Victorian Parliament on 2 June 2020. The Annual Report covers the period from 1 January to 31 December 2019 and does not include the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis on the University. The 2019 Annual Report is available here.
28 May 2020
A new app that helps patients in self-isolation monitor for symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) and identify their mental health needs has been developed by team of medical and digital experts.
26 May 2020
Five researchers from the University of Melbourne community have been elected Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.
Multicultural and settlement services are an integral part of the family violence system, regularly encountering and supporting women experiencing family violence, according to new research.