Latest research news and information from the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne.

Melbourne, Australia
Joined July 2012
Urgent elective surgeries are being postponed due to bed shortages in VIC hospitals. "The large category 1 patients are the ones that often wind up in high dependency or ICU...these are the beds we are losing to patients with COVID.” - Prof David Story theage.com.au/national/victo…
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Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity can delay age-related illness and disability, allowing us to live independently for longer, and have a much better quality of life. The problem is, we’re mostly not doing it. 🔗 unimelb.me/3lHTbnN @UniMelbMDHS
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Take a deep breath... A/Prof Quentin Fogg shares the anatomical basis of breathing – with and without a mask – and five steps to get more comfortable wearing one. 👉 unimelb.me/2YRRTgX #WorldAnatomyDay
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Happy #AHPsDay from the Melbourne School of Health Sciences and thanks for your hard work and dedication to improve patients outcomes  Please enjoy this video from our staff and students at Uni Melb bit.ly/3lxCrj7  @GrangerCL @ralphhampson @PhysioUnimelb @UniMelbMDHS
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Congratulations to Prof Julie Bines for receiving the Eureka Prize for her work in infectious diseases👏 Prof Bines' development of an oral vaccine🛡 preventing #rotavirus #gastroenteritis in #newborns has the potential to save thousands of lives. mdhs.unimelb.edu.au/news-and…
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In our latest #inspiringstories webinar, guest @JenAMPhilip spoke to @DrNatHannan on how flexible work helped her balance life + career goals. ⚖️ 📺 Watch ⤵️ go.unimelb.edu.au/n3ni
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Congratulations Dr Robyn Brown! 👏 #veski
Help celebrate #ALD21 @FindingAda by recognising the recipients of the #veski inspiring women career recovery grants & joining a special conversation w/ @StartupShelley & @Catriona_Rtree talking careers & caring – watch: veski.org.au/FindingAda & pls share!
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UniMelb MDHS retweeted
“Hopefully we can save thousands or millions of children worldwide,” Prof Julie Bines @unimelb. Researchers have developed a rotavirus vaccine that protects young children from dehydrating diarrhoea. Diarrhoea is one of the leading causes of illness and death in infants.
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📺 Watch our @Psychunimelb 'Battle against stigma' discussion with experts from Canada 🇨🇦 , UK 🇬🇧 and Australia 🇦🇺 👉 unimelb.me/3mou7RX #PsychTalks @DrChrisGroot @NMHC @DrMichBlanchard @MHCC_ @MHFScot @SimonKatterl
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We are excited to welcome you to a special Town Hall event on 24 Nov. We will highlight opportunities to collaborate with us, launch our Seed Funding Program, inform staff about our Reference Group and announce the outcomes of our staff and student survey. events.unimelb.edu.au/CSC/ev…
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They said yes 🤩
Hey Jack, Darcy, and Wesley Ever thought of a career in Public Health, Epidemiology, or Biostatistics? Want to come to @unimelbMSPGH for a visit when things open up? We would love to have you!!
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