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  1. 17 October 2021 - Inside Business

    Targeting support to break the cycle of disadvantage

    Targeted support can break cycle of intergenerational disadvantage that weighs on single parents and parents with disability say University of Melbourne experts

  2. 24 May 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Bringing answers to children with a little-known genetic condition

    A University of Melbourne collaboration is helping to uncover the real needs and challenges of children and families facing a future with Usher Syndrome.

  3. 26 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Deeper data needed to understand scale of abuse faced by people with disability

    The true scale of violence against people with disability is obscure because data is too fragmented; new University of Melbourne research aims to change that.

  4. 4 June 2020 - Inside Business

    Cutting the commute for students with a disability

    University of Melbourne and Caltech research uses ‘experimental economics’ and specialist software to reform travel services for students with disability.

  5. 21 May 2020 - Legal Affairs

    Breaking down COVID-19 barriers for people with disability

    COVID-19 poses particular challenges for people with disability, but a University of Melbourne expert says some aren’t the issues that people might assume.

  6. 22 April 2020 - Under the Microscope

    My eyesight is weak, but my vision is strong

    University of Melbourne PhD student Nisha Mehta was born with albinism; but with support she has overcome challenges to pursue an academic career in chemistry.

  7. 22 April 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Protecting people with disability during the pandemic

    The Australian government's tailored COVID-19 strategy for people with disability is late coming and may not go far enough says a University of Melbourne expert

  8. 1 December 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Does disability policy really offer choice and control?

    University of Melbourne research finds that although policy for Australians with disabilities aims to offer choice and control, there are very real barriers.

  9. 19 November 2019 - Humanities

    Volunteers don’t come free

    New University of Melbourne research finds urgent action is needed to maintain sustainable volunteer services for people with disability and their families.

  10. 29 September 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Making Australia’s most liveable city more inclusive

    Melbourne is a great city to live in, but University of Melbourne research finds it needs to do better for people with a disability by making it more accessible