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  1. 7 December 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Focusing on kindness, not consumption, this Christmas

    With a bit of planning, parents can use Christmas to teach kids how to slow down and be kind to other people, says University of Melbourne expert Lea Waters.

  2. 13 November 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    How do you define healthy in kids?

    A blood test compares your results to what’s normal to work out suitable treatment, but a University of Melbourne team says this step is missing for children.

  3. 17 October 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Women and the slowing global population

    Around the world, birth rates are slowing to a more sustainable level. And a University of Melbourne expert's report says it’s women that are behind the change.

  4. 23 September 2018 - Humanities

    Helping care leavers find and connect to their past

    Find & Connect, run by the University of Melbourne, is a living online history project that allows people who lived in care to tell their side of the story.

  5. 7 September 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    What school is best for your child?

    Choosing the right school for your child can be daunting, but a University of Melbourne expert has practical hints and tips for what to look for and ask about.

  6. 15 July 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  7. 22 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  8. 22 April 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Iceland’s proposed circumcision ban

    Iceland could become the first European country to ban male circumcision; University of Melbourne experts look at the ethical and legal issues at stake.

  9. 4 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Boys with asthma risk more broken bones

    University of Melbourne research has found asthma is associated with childhood fractures for boys but not for girls, possibly because girls' bones mature faster

  10. 16 January 2018 - Humanities

    Pixelating our playgrounds

    Playgrounds are becoming increasingly digitised with technologies like augmented reality apps, but a University of Melbourne says the shift could be positive.