Universities must stand firm as radically inclusive communities of knowledge
Universities are engines of prosperity and social mobility, but their role as establishers of truths, or challengers of concepts and beliefs is under threat.
Want to lead self-motivated employees?
University of Melbourne research has shown how leaders can support employees to work more autonomously, creating a happier and more productive workplace.
Creating ripples of learning in China
Despite societal challenges, according to a University of Melbourne expert, China's approach to education is changing as it embraces student-driven learning.
What’s it like to be young and from overseas in Australia?
The first census of young Australians from migrant and refugee backgrounds, by the University of Melbourne, shows belonging but ongoing discrimination.
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.
Nice work, if you can get it
Internships offer a bridge from education to employment, but a University of Melbourne expert looks at how to ensure they’re good internships, not exploitation
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