Australia will still be the lucky country when it comes to changes in local climate as a result of climate change if global average surface temperatures reach the 1.5°C or 2°C limit set by the Paris agreement.
Pulitzer Prize-winning Editor-at-Large of the Boston Globe, and former leader of the Spotlight Investigation into abuse in the Catholic Church, Walter V. Robinson will speak about the role of investigative reporting in keeping democracy alive and power to account at a public lecture tonight at the University of Melbourne.
A new set of guidelines aimed at Australians aged 60 and over, who have noticed changes in their memory and cognitive abilities, recommends how much and what type of physical activity these seniors should undertake for improved brain health.
Same sex attracted women (SSAW) have higher alcohol and mental health problem rates than heterosexual women but many do not access or are not satisfied with treatment, a University of Melbourne-led study has found.
The University of Melbourne is pleased to announce the establishment of the Melbourne Disability Institute, a major investment in disability research and engagement with the ultimate goal of improving the lives of people with disability, their families and carers.
New research suggests graphic warnings on junk food packaging would prove an effective deterrent to consumers when deciding what to eat – and it appears the more graphic and negative the message the better.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.