University of Melbourne Magazine

Sports medicine has come a long way from the days of the gnarled trainer with a slimy, wet towel and a few choice words of encouragement. By Peter Hanlon.

Concussion management in the AFL is beginning to catch up with North American sports practice, but there is still improvement to be made.

At ­first blush they may seem a little macabre, but the exhibits in the University’s Anatomy Museum provide a great teaching resource – and the odd mystery.

Nathaniel Swain credits studying Japanese with kick-starting his passion for speech and language.

The University of Melbourne is one of Australia’s major research organisations, with expenditure second only to the CSIRO, and the largest cohort of research students in Australia.

It’s called ED. The place people instinctively turn to when they are injured or suddenly ill, and where the doctors are ready for anything.

Regular exercise in middle age is the best lifestyle change a person can make to prevent cognitive decline in the later years.

A striking new building gives Melbourne’s renowned medical and research precinct a fitting entrance.

Lynette Phuong has travelled to Mongolia to advocate for better public health.