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  1. 5 December 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    More sleep, less bad behaviour

    New research, involving the University of Melbourne, finds adequate sleep may minimise the impact of many childhood behavioural problems.

  2. 12 July 2017 - Under the Microscope

    Struggling in school: Helping every student learn

    Dr Shiralee Poed from the University of Melbourne has spent her career in special education. She now focuses on supporting students with behavioural issues.

  3. Podcast12 August 2016 - Up Close

    Reclaiming passion as a driver of human behaviour

    Philosopher of the emotions Professor Louis Charland argues that we need to reinstate the notion of "passion" in our understanding of human behaviour.

  4. 4 August 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    Getting school refusers back to class

    A ground-breaking intervention program in Melbourne is helping school refusers get back into the classroom.

  5. Podcast3 June 2016 - Up Close

    The necessity of kindness

    Evolutionary biologist Professor Lee Dugatkin talks to the University of Melbourne's Up Close podcast about altruistic behaviour in insects, animals and beyond.

  6. 3 May 2016 - Inside Business

    The (good) F-word

    That other F-word – failure – has a certain beauty and necessity that Australians must embrace as the nation embarks on its 'innovation' boom time.

  7. Podcast5 January 2016 - Up Close

    Spying on the classroom for better student outcomes

    The University of Melbourne's Professor David Clarke on new insights into student learning in maths and science, gained via extensive observations in schools.