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  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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

  8. 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.

  9. 5 December 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Helping early school leavers

    New University of Melbourne research identifies how to better support early school leavers through the VET system.

  10. 1 June 2017 - Inside Business

    Disadvantage, family breakdown and homelessness

    University of Melbourne research looks at the statistics to reveal a link between relationship breakdown and homelessness in Australia's disadvantaged families.