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.
5 ways to cope with disappointing Year 12 results
Receiving disappointing VCE or HSC results at the end of Year 12 can be devastating but there are ways to cope, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Give me a campus among the gum trees
The University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast takes a roadtrip to the Dookie campus to learn about steak, wine, beer and the future of agriculture.
Is Australia failing to educate?
Dr Michelle Bruniges discusses Australia's declining education performance on the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast.
Should school rankings matter?
The VCE40+ score, commonly used to rank schools, is misleading and there are better ways to assess school quality, says a University of Melbourne expert.