The potential of the ‘token’ woman
A University of Melbourne expert says recognising the value of ‘token’ individuals within the workplace can broaden perspectives and improve team performance.
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
Building equity into architecture
Although Australia has had qualified women architects for 120 years, a University of Melbourne expert says the profession is behind in terms of gender balance.
Mapping Australia’s multicultural future
University of Melbourne research finds that young migrants in Australia are challenging stereotypes, wanting better recognition of their contribution to society
Lack of women in economics ‘bad for business’
There are too few women in senior roles in Australian economics and it's bad for business, argues senior University of Melbourne economist Abigail Payne.
Teaching tolerance: the role of Australian schools
As politicians and the media tell us multiculturalism is something to be feared, how can schools teach the next generation to embrace diversity?
The diversity drain
Women are leaving careers in science research in droves. New University of Melbourne research looks at why, and what impact it is having on innovation.
Superdiversity: Policy challenges in an age of unprecedented migration
Migration researcher Professor Jenny Phillimore on how superdiversity is challenging policy makers to rethink housing and healthcare.