Breaking the workplace code of silence
Progress on gender equity in Australian work places is being held back by a socialised 'code of silence' around the issue says a University of Melbourne expert.
A year on from ‘YES’: What still needs to change on campus?
A year on from Australia voting 'yes' for same sex marriage, a University of Melbourne expert says education and health settings still need to be more inclusive
Your grandchildren may retire before we have gender equality in science
University of Melbourne research has found the gender gap for women working in STEMM could remain for generations without intervention.
Religious freedom: One right among many
A University of Melbourne expert argues the tension between rights like religious freedom and equality reflects the need for an Australian bill of rights.
Why all jobs aren’t equal for people with disabilities
University of Melbourne research has found that people with disability are more likely to experience low-quality jobs, seriously impacting their mental health.
5 ways the future of work could change for women
Women remain under-represented in senior roles and earn less. University of Melbourne experts discuss what the future of work could look like for women.
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.
Can the NDIS deliver?
A University of Melbourne report evaluates the progress of the NDIS so far, suggesting it may inadvertently exacerbate the inequities it was designed to solve.
Why Nordic countries top the happiness league
It is no coincidence that Nordic countries topped the ratings in the Happiness Report 2017 – they explicitly invest in and promote equality.
Unpicking the myth of Testosterone Rex
Testosterone is what makes men different to women, right? Not so, says Cordelia Fine in her latest book, which uses science to break down gender myths.