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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 15 August 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Realising the promise of STEM education

    Australia is behind in students learning STEM subjects; the University of Melbourne looks at how other countries are inspiring kids to take maths and sciences.

  7. 12 July 2017 - Under the Microscope

    Struggling in school: Helping every student learn

    Dr Shiralee Poed from the University of Melbourne has spent her career in special education. She now focuses on supporting students with behavioural issues.

  8. 14 May 2017 - Legal Affairs

    Digital disruption and the Law

    The legal profession is experiencing digital disruption. Dean of the University of Melbourne Law School, Carolyn Evans, argues legal education must adapt too.

  9. 20 April 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Coding in the classroom

    Australian schools will soon introduce the new Digital Technologies curriculum - part of preparing students for the future, says the University of Melbourne.

  10. 8 March 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    So, you understand the brain … now what?

    Linking neuroscience and education may seem like a no-brainer, but translating brain insights into practical advice for teachers is harder than it sounds.