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  1. 10 February 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Is life getting better for people with disabilities?

    Study suggests there's only been mixed progress in improving the lives of people with disabilities, say University of Melbourne and University of Sydney experts

  2. 1 January 2019 - Under the Microscope

    Discoveries that blew our minds in 2018: Part Two

    This year was a big year for research - we asked University of Melbourne experts to review some of the amazing research, discoveries and big thinking of 2018.

  3. 19 December 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Disability, thoughts of suicide and Australian men

    Men in Australia are much more at risk of suicide; new research from the University of Melbourne looks what this means for Australian men with a disability.

  4. Podcast19 December 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Intellectual disabilities and the fight for justice

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast explores the issue of preventable deaths among people with intellectual disabilities.

  5. 27 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Making disability support work across real lives

    The new Melbourne Disability Institute at the University of Melbourne, headed by Anne Kavanagh and Bruce Bonyhady, will help improve disability support.

  6. 14 February 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why all jobs aren’t equal for people with disabilities

    University of Melbourne research has found that people with disability are more likely to experience low-quality jobs, seriously impacting their mental health.

  7. Podcast21 December 2017 - The Policy Shop

    Taking the pulse of the NDIS

    The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop considers the history of the NDIS and how the rollout is going so far, with former chair of the NDIA Bruce Bonyhady.

  8. 20 December 2017 - Public Affairs

    Measuring the value of Australian volunteers

    Volunteering is facing uncertainty, but University of Melbourne experts are set to measure the value of volunteers working with people with disabilities.

  9. 18 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Retraining the underdogs

    People with younger onset dementia are finding assistance dogs are improving their quality life, in a trial being run by the University of Melbourne.

  10. 28 September 2017 - Humanities

    Information accessibility and the right to know

    University of Melbourne research investigates guidelines on information accessibility and particularly how those with a disability can make informed decisions.