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We asked the public about being lonely during lockdowns. For many, Zoom calls weren’t enough – and some still haven’t recovered

With lockdowns having receded, we should look at ways to reconnect physically with friends rather than relying on digital means

Girls’ mental health has been affected more than boys’ during the pandemic

New research finds that school-aged girls’ mental wellbeing has been disproportionately affected by the COVID pandemic when compared with boys

Innovative lipidomics research wins $1.85M grant

Dr Shane Ellis awarded prestigious international Human Frontier Science Program Grant

Pandemic’s impact on individual health and wellbeing is taking its toll

UOW study reveals the affect social determinants have on wellbeing in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic

Linda Tapsell reminisces on her holistic career – and wholesome choices with food

There were times when there seemed only two things in the life of esteemed UOW Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics: her family and her work

CEO of Cancer Council juggles work, academia and family

For Tanya Buchanan, a PhD in public health crowns more than a decade of working in health and tobacco control

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