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.
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.
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
Reanimating hand movement after spinal cord injury
A study involving the University of Melbourne finds that nerve transfer surgery for people suffering traumatic spinal cord injury can improve their independence
Why housing is a major public health issue for Australians with disability
Housing security isn't a focus in Australia's federal election, but University of Melbourne research finds it's a fundamental issue for people with a disability
Are we taking care of the carers?
Carers and support workers in disability and aged care are crucial but University of Melbourne research suggests working conditions are taking a mental toll.
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
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.
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.
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.