Dr Barbara Keys discusses the relationship between the Olympics and the international conflict involving Ukraine and Russia. There has been a call for an international boycott of the Paralympics, beginning later this week.
Researchers have identified that the use of wastewater to irrigate vegetable crops, which is common across developing countries, may significantly contribute to deadly health risks such as rotavirus, a major cause of diarrheal diseases.
University of Melbourne researchers have been awarded more than $15 million to improve the lives of people suffering from neurological conditions, cardiac illnesses, cancer and to advance our understanding of life-threatening Influenza.
Internationally renowned health economist Professor Barbara McPake has been appointed Director of the Nossal Institute for Global Health at the University of Melbourne School of Population and Global Health.
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.