What’s the impact of COVID-19 on pre-school kids?
A new University of Melbourne survey is looking to understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on younger kids – and why they may not simply bounce back.
Watch Episode 4: Life Beyond Coronavirus: The Expert View
Episode 4 of Life Beyond Coronavirus: The Expert View brings together an expert panel of University of Melbourne researchers to review the latest COVID-19 data
What are 21st century parents concerned about?
Rising cost of education and rapid social change make it difficult for parents to prepare their children for the future finds University of Melbourne research.
Australian children with mental disorders aren’t getting help
New University of Melbourne research finds that the majority of Australian children with mental disorders aren’t accessing help, and we need to understand why.
Designing for wellbeing in children’s hospitals
University of Melbourne research sets out guidelines for architects to design supportive, positive hospitals for children and their families at a difficult time
Why early childhood education is everyone’s business
Policy reform and investment in early childhood education are vital for children's life-long learning, well-being and health says University of Melbourne expert
Reversing Indonesia’s child marriage laws
Indonesia has ruled that child marriage violates children’s rights; a University of Melbourne expert says it's an important step toward gender equality.
Busting five myths about pregnancy
From what you should eat to how much your baby should move, two University of Melbourne experts bust some pregnancy myths for expecting parents.
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.
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.