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  1. Podcast15 December 2017 - The Policy Shop

    Is Australia failing to educate?

    Dr Michelle Bruniges discusses Australia's declining education performance on the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast.

  2. 29 November 2017 - Under the Microscope

    Expanding young, indigenous, scientific minds

    University of Melbourne volunteer and mentor Adriana Zanca talks about working with young indigenous scientists towards an exciting future.

  3. 23 November 2017 - Education

    The creative disruption of higher ed

    University of Melbourne Vice Chancellor Glyn Davis looks at the impact of digital technology on education in his new book The Australian Idea of a University.

  4. 23 November 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Making learning meaningful

    Organising formal education around student interests, rather than subjects, would improve student engagement, a University of Melbourne expert argues.

  5. 30 October 2017 - Design

    Designing Australia’s largest school

    Footscray Learning Precinct will bring together all levels of education to benefit students and the community, say University of Melbourne experts.

  6. 12 October 2017 - Under the Microscope

    When economists have babies

    After both his children were born via C-section, University of Melbourne researcher Dr Cain Polidano investigated how caesarians impact cognitive development.

  7. 9 October 2017 - Humanities

    Adapting to the speed of change

    As automation and technology advances changes the nature and availability of work - University of Melbourne experts look at how to prepare for unpredictability.

  8. 9 October 2017 - Music, Arts & Screen

    The jobs of 2027

    In 10 years jobs we’re familiar with now will change; University of Melbourne experts look at how technology will revolutionise professions like nursing and law

  9. Podcast31 August 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Discrimination in the classroom

    Dr Shiralee Poed discusses improving teaching for children with disabilities, the My School website and why all students deserve to go to their local school.

  10. 24 August 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Getting more women into technology careers. Now.

    University of Melbourne experts say there needs to be a big shift in educational focus and workplace culture to get more women into careers in technology.