How Australia got so many law schools
The number of law schools in Australia is a reflection of higher education policy, say University of Melbourne experts.
Who’s citing whom and who’s citing what
University of Melbourne research finds that understanding the history of citation, over centuries, can map the influence of an idea - and even where it's going.
Don’t attach too many strings to Gonski 2.0’s vision
Ahead of a special COAG meeting, education experts at the Grattan Institute say it’s important David Gonski’s education vision isn't a tick-the-box exercise.
The problem with staffing rural schools
Staffing rural schools in Australia is a pressing issue; University of Melbourne research finds placing pre-service teachers in rural schools isn't helping.
Breaking next-gen scientists out of the lab
The next generation of scientists needs to collaborate and innovate, so educators will need to adjust says the University of Melbourne's Robin Batterham
The digital dissection of the human body
An@tomedia, which emerged from the University of Melbourne's Department of Anatomy in the mid 1990s, documents human anatomy in meticulous detail.
Can you really Google your way through a medical degree?
University of Melbourne research with first year medical students has found a significant number use Google and Wikipedia more often than university resources.
Move over Shakespeare – what students can learn from studying videogames
Videogames offer a range of educational benefits in English classrooms, University of Melbourne research has discovered.
Tech savvy teaching of critical thinking
A key aim of universities is critical thinking skills, but many are failing. A University of Melbourne expert finds new technologies could help teach them.