University of Melbourne thought leaders from five disciplines – arts, creative arts, engineering, medicine and architecture – have created research-based installations accessible online and via a specially designed exhibition space set within the heart of the NGV Triennial exhibition.
Current strategies for treating patients with several chronic diseases are putting an unnecessary financial burden on countries’ health systems and individuals, a global study led by the National University of Singapore and the University of Melbourne has found.
This week’s announcement of new National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding by Greg Hunt MP, Federal Minister for Health, includes major Project Grant funding ($16 million) to assemble Australia’s leading HIV researchers in a five-year program to tackle priority areas in HIV prevention, management and cure discovery.
One in seven Australian adults with a disability reports experiencing discrimination due to their impairment and this discrimination can affect their health, a new study has found. Rates were higher for those who were younger, unemployed or in low-status jobs.
A cross disciplinary team of researchers at the University of Melbourne has been selected as a finalist in the 2017 National Disability Awards after developing a prototype to make online group singing possible for people with a disability, especially those with quadriplegia.
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.