Trolling in the era of ‘freedom of speech’
A University of Melbourne expert says proposed anti-vilification laws in Victoria to curb online trolling could be a step in the right direction.
Workplace bullying in the #MeToo era
In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, Dr Victor Sojo discusses the impact of #MeToo on workplace bullying.
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.
Friends in need are friends indeed
Groups of friends, not a single best friend, boosts the resilience of kids in the face of bullying says Murdoch Children's and University of Melbourne research.
Facebook, the Government and revenge porn
Facebook and the Government are piloting a scheme to tackle revenge porn, but University of Melbourne experts ask whether the cost to our privacy is too much.
The kids are alright
Review of decades of data finds kids of same-sex couples do just as well, but homophobia can cause real harm say child experts including University of Melbourne
Bullied school kids left behind in learning
Researchers at Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and University of Melbourne establish link between being bullied at school and poorer learning outcomes
How neckbeards have become a screen stereotype
Film and TV's portrayal of neckbeards gives an insight into some of our fears about the Internet centred on addiction, social isolation and humans going soft.