It takes two to write and laugh
Sisters Lisa Gibbs and Bernadette Hellard have found fun and success in writing children's books that aim to build the resilience of younger readers.
Why Australia needs a business plan
Australia's drop in the innovation rankings and the lack of collaboration between industry and universities forms the basis of this episode of the Policy Shop.
Is social media good for you?
It can certainly be addictive, but whether social media boosts or harms your mental health comes down to how you use it.
Making universities worth it
If higher education is to be properly valued in society institutions must be more transparent on what they do and how they perform.
Reigniting higher education admissions reform
As the school year draws to an end, so the debate around reforming the admissions process to universities needs to be reignited.
Resilience, rights and respectful relationships
A new school program which promotes respectful relationships is equipping young people with the skills needed to thrive in an ever-changing world.
Rearranging the way we learn
Researchers are assessing the value of innovative classrooms and how teachers can use these spaces to help 21st century schoolkids realise their potential.
Positive psychology much more than ‘Happyology’
Lifelong wellbeing is determined more by our patterns of behaviour over a trajectory rather than by any particular critical event.
Academic underachievers make good after school
Teenagers who do poorly at school suffer no disadvantage when it comes to getting a job later on in life, the latest research shows.
Investment to build new generation of leaders
A US$50 million investment in societal change by Atlantic Philanthropies will create a new Leadership Fellowship program run by the University of Melbourne.