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  1. 20 December 2016 - Under the Microscope

    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.

  2. 9 December 2016 - The Policy Shop

    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.

  3. 8 December 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  4. 23 November 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  5. 15 November 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  6. 7 November 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  7. 29 October 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  8. 27 October 2016 - Under the Microscope

    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.

  9. 20 October 2016 - Inside Business

    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.

  10. 14 October 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    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.