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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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

  5. 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.

  6. 5 December 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    More sleep, less bad behaviour

    New research, involving the University of Melbourne, finds adequate sleep may minimise the impact of many childhood behavioural problems.

  7. 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.

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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