What the past can tell us about the future of climate change
The high temperatures of the Last Interglacial warmed our climate. Now a study with University of Melbourne finds out what the past can tell us about the future
Coercion in mental health care: Finding a new way
University of Melbourne researchers have identified practices from around the world that aim to reduce coercion in mental health care settings, for a UN report.
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.
Sex in the 90s: feminism on film
Feminism on film underwent a makeover in the 1990s. How did cinema in this decade rework, reject, radicalise or reinforce portrayals of women on screen?
What are we doing to our dogs?
University of Melbourne experts discuss the impact of selective breeding, designer dogs and clones on the health and wellbeing of man’s best friend.
(Don’t) always look on the bright side of life
University of Melbourne research finds societal pressure to feel happy could be bad for our mental health; even contributing to the prevalence of depression.
Searching for Democracy 2.0 without losing Democracy 1.0
A University of Melbourne expert says reimagining and protecting democracy, while charting a course between alarmism and complacency, needs new ways of thinking
No room for saviours in global health
Matt Reeve from the University of Melbourne's Nossal Institute grew up in Pakistan, and has worked on public health programs in Asia and Africa.
Sky hopping with Australia’s first space telescope
The University of Melbourne is combining innovative design and new, low-cost nano-satellite technology to build Australia’s first space telescope, Skyhopper.
Breaking gender stereotypes. Early
University of Melbourne-led research finds gender stereotyping can start young, but if tackled in preschool we can promote equality for girls and boys.