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  1. 31 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    The ethics of a child’s future fertility

    A University of Melbourne bioethicist has created the world’s first ethical framework for decision-making about a child’s future fertility after cancer.

  2. 23 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  3. 10 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Kids’ sleep a key indicator of wellbeing

    The ABC's massive children's happiness survey reveals that sleep is a key indicator of a child's wellbeing, according to University of Melbourne analysis

  4. 27 September 2017 - Inside Business

    Teenage daughters as a risk of divorce

    University of Melbourne research finds parents of teenage daughters have a higher risk of divorce - but the risk disappears if the fathers grew up with a sister

  5. 20 September 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Inactive kids at risk of falls and fractures in old age

    Sedentary children face a higher risk of osteoporosis in old age, due to lower bone density and poor executive function, say University of Melbourne researchers

  6. 19 July 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Child stroke survivors have time on their side

    New research from the University of Melbourne has found children who survive a stroke have a much longer period in which to recover motor skills than adults.

  7. 31 May 2017 - Inside Business

    The algorithm for accessing child care

    University of Melbourne research looks at how an economic theory could form an algorithm to help parents secure a much sought-after spot in child care.

  8. 29 May 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Parents: 24/7 CEOs of our kids’ lives

    In The Strength Switch, Lea Waters from the University of Melbourne explains how strength-based parenting can help children become more optimistic and resilient

  9. 27 March 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Prescription for developing a child’s mind

    How we interact with children during play can boost their cognitive development, but parents and educators need support to help them get it right.

  10. 27 March 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Instructional teaching explained

    Instructional teaching, or intentional teaching, can boost future learning and development. This is how it works.