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Discover education research and innovation from birth, through the early years, school, university and beyond.

  1. 13 August 2018 – Debt, Student Loans, Students, Universities, University Fees

    Financial anxiety widespread among university students

    Many students are struggling financially, according to a new Universities Australia survey conducted by University of Melbourne researchers.

  2. 3 August 2018 – Parenting, Psychology, Relationships, Resilience, Stress

    Teaching your child to cope

    Parents and teachers can help young people learn coping skills to better deal with the stresses of everyday life, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 2 August 2018 – Education, Gonski Report, Public Policy, School Funding, Teaching

    Whatever happened to Gonski 2.0?

    University of Melbourne Dean of Education, Jim Watterston, and NSW Education Secretary, Mark Scott, debate Gonski 2.0 in the latest Talking Teaching podcast.

  4. 19 July 2018 – Bullying, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Education, Kids, Resilience

    Beating the bullies by thinking differently

    University of Melbourne research finds that helping kids to develop a resilient mindset makes a big difference to how much damage bullying does.

  5. 15 July 2018 – Children, Education, High Schools, Performance, Schools

    Why don’t Australian school kids feel a sense of belonging?

    University of Melbourne research finds helping more Australian school students feel a greater connection to their school leads to far-reaching positive effects.

  6. 6 July 2018 – Education Policy, Higher Education, Tertiary Education, Universities, University of Melbourne

    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.

  7. 21 June 2018 – Leadership, Management, Work, Workplace, Workplace Culture

    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.

  8. 31 May 2018 – Gen X, Gen Y, Housing, Lifestyle, Youth Research Centre

    Millennials want the same as the rest of us, but can’t afford it

    The latest Life Patterns report from the University of Melbourne shows Gen Y want to live where they grew up, but housing affordability means many can't.

  9. 30 May 2018 – Discrimination, Multiculturalism, Racism, Youth, Youth Research Centre

    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.

  10. 22 May 2018 – Higher Education, Law, Lawyers, Legal System, Universities

    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.