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  1. 4 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Better engaging culturally diverse communities during COVID-19

    COVID-19 response in Australia’s Victoria needs more focus on poorer and culturally and linguistically diverse communities say University of Melbourne experts

  2. 1 September 2020 - Design

    How can we open up Melbourne while tackling disadvantage?

    Melbourne’s COVID-19 cases concentrate in the north and west. University of Melbourne experts look at this pattern and how to ‘re-open’ and tackle disadvantage.

  3. 30 May 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Homelessness and violence

    For young people experiencing homelessness, violence can be a daily issue of survival and protection, says a University of Melbourne and Deakin University study

  4. 21 May 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    A chance to even the odds

    A child’s destiny is influenced by socio-economic status and location, but quality early learning can help even the odds, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  5. 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

  6. 12 November 2018 - Inside Business

    Why do people really become homeless?

    Research from the University of Melbourne shows that, while drug use and homelessness are linked, the effect isn't nearly as high as most people think.

  7. 21 September 2018 - Inside Business

    Taking a clear look at inequality

    Inequality in Australia is relatively stable but pockets of disadvantage need serious attention including job opportunities says University of Melbourne expert

  8. 20 June 2018 - Design

    Melbourne's housing crisis and homelessness

    As Melbourne faces a housing crisis, a University of Melbourne expert looks at a new scheme that's getting people who’ve become homeless into home ownership.

  9. 23 February 2018 - Inside Business

    The Australians stuck below the poverty line

    University of Melbourne research shows persistent poverty in Australia is higher than previously thought, with the most disadvantaged struggling to exit poverty

  10. 13 February 2018 - Inside Business

    Henderson’s legacy: Revisiting universal basic income

    Many view a Universal Basic Income as controversial, but a University of Melbourne expert and former Deputy PM argues the idea is now more relevant than ever.