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  1. 19 March 2024 - Health & Medicine

    What you need to know about new treatments for children with peanut allergies

    Three in 100 Aussie kids have a peanut allergy. New University of Melbourne research is investigating the benefits of new treatments and their value for money.

  2. 21 February 2024 - Inside Business

    Too many Aussies are starting a family and raising their kids in poverty

    New University of Melbourne research finds that the birth of a first child in Australia reduces household income and increases the risk of poverty.

  3. 30 January 2024 - Health & Wellbeing

    Three things schoolkids need to succeed

    School children should be equipped with the tools they need to succeed, and early intervention can make all the difference, say University of Melbourne experts

  4. 29 January 2024 - Health & Wellbeing

    “Come on, let’s go!” Helping kids find joy in physical activity

    Here are some ideas from University of Melbourne experts that may help get your kids moving, whatever their ability

  5. 21 December 2023 - Humanities

    Why children’s stories are full of orphans, evil stepmothers and boarding schools

    While ideas of family are changing, from Dickens to Rowling, absent parents are an enduring element of kid's books says University of Melbourne experts.

  6. 26 November 2023 - Health & Medicine

    “That weird kid without parents”

    University of Melbourne research says losing a parent through domestic homicide can change a child’s self-understanding in isolating ways.

  7. 26 November 2023 - Health & Medicine

    A child’s right to be heard

    University of Melbourne research finds after a parent is killed due to domestic violence, children aren’t given enough opportunity to express their opinions.

  8. 26 November 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    The power of stories to rebel against a taboo

    Claiming control over your own story is a step towards healing after losing a parent due to domestic homicide, say University of Melbourne researchers.

  9. 26 November 2023 - Health & Medicine

    A stable place in a time of turmoil

    Schools can be the only stable environment in the lives of children affected by the tragedy of fatal domestic violence, say University of Melbourne experts.

  10. 26 November 2023 - Health & Medicine

    When ‘home’ is taken away

    University of Melbourne research says the concept of what ‘home’ is fundamentally shifts after a child loses a parent to domestic homicide.