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abc730 12h
"I think the case numbers have definitely peaked [in Victoria] ... It really is coming down, and that's the effect of the masks and some other improvements." – Professor , epidemiologist at .
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University of Melbourne 14h
Australia’s diplomats are doing important work to ensure the safety and security of many Australians while facing department cuts. Here’s how they have risen to the challenges brought by COVID-19.
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University of Melbourne Alumni 15h
👋 Join us live this week for our next event! Explore how to upskill strategically with a panel of alumni and recruitment experts. Tap through to register ➝
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University of Melbourne 15h
Do you think you could explain a thesis in 10 mins? What about 3? ⏳🤯 See how it's done this Thursday 2:00 pm at the online Grand Final of the UniMelb 3MT® competition. Register at:
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You can also read the full Industry Report by Prof. Helen Cahill and her team at the on social and emotional learning and its importance in aiding recovery and preparing for any future emergencies >
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University of Melbourne 17h
The summer bushfires and then the global pandemic – how can schools help students cope with such traumas? Director Prof. Helen Cahill from explains in our latest episode of Tap ▶️ to listen now:
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Doherty Institute 19h
This week continues his immune system explainer, focusing on antibodies and the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein, for his weekly column
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University of Melbourne 20h
Alongside 48 organisations, we call on to use the as a framework for policy to ensure that Australia recovers stronger and that we are united to establish a better future. Read more →
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University of Melbourne 22h
Around 74 per cent of Victorians living in share housing have lost their job or are working reduced hours since the beginning of COVID-19. Here’s how the pandemic is affecting this group.
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Science at Melbourne Aug 8
Responding to crises like pandemics requires a strong evidence basis. But how does the public decide which scientific results are trustworthy? This workshop will use the platform to assess a COVID-19 related research claim.
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University of Melbourne Aug 8
How does music affect our emotions, according to science? Join Tues at 12:30pm for this free presentation by on the science behind music, focusing on its impact on the brain and how we respond to the feelings that music evokes →
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Indigenous-Settler Relations Collaboration Aug 8
Only 4 days to go Critical Public Conversations semester 2 series begins: What does success in Indigenous higher education look like? Keynote by Dr Nikki Moddie Wednesday 12th August 12pm Tickets available via Eventbrite:
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University of Melbourne Aug 8
Have you heard of the exquisite Jagiellonian arrases in Poland? They're tapestries that potentially give us our earliest artistic glimpse of an animal that's been extinct for more than three centuries: the dodo.
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University of Melbourne Aug 8
Getting vital information to multilingual communities isn’t just a matter of translating well. Here’s why building trust in official information is even more important and how it can be done:
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University of Melbourne Aug 8
David Unaipon is often lauded as the Aboriginal polymath and compared to Leonardo da Vinci. But what does this comparison mean when considered against the backdrop of settler-colonialism?
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University of Melbourne Aug 8
It feels like the number of new cases in are a rollercoaster ride, going up & down 🎢 But there’s a reason for this & Prof says it could mean some good news:
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University of Melbourne Aug 8
How are children responding to the crisis? In the wake of an emergency, like the pandemic, social and emotional learning programs in school can play a vital role in supporting student mental wellbeing:
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University of Melbourne Aug 8
Communication & connection are critical to addressing in Victoria’s facilities. But if this crisis is another reminder that the system is broken, how do we fix it?
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MGSE Aug 6
‘Are the days of evidence over?’ leads the next episode of our new webinar series ‘Propelling education through a COVID-19 world’. He’ll be joined by & - Tue 11 Aug, 4pm AEST More info & to register:
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University of Melbourne Aug 8
New research shows atrazine, a herbicide banned in the EU but widely used in Australia, causes abnormalities in genitalia.
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