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  1. 27 September 2017 - Inside Business

    Teenage daughters as a risk of divorce

    University of Melbourne research finds parents of teenage daughters have a higher risk of divorce - but the risk disappears if the fathers grew up with a sister

  2. 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.

  3. Podcast22 June 2017 - The Policy Shop

    To quota or not to quota

    The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop considers whether quotas or 'targets with teeth' will address the lack of women in Australian business and politics.

  4. 26 April 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Minding the gap for boys and girls at school

    Aptitude isn't gendered, so how do we address the school performance gaps between girls and boys? University of Melbourne researchers delve into the causes.

  5. Podcast17 March 2017 - The Policy Shop

    Family violence: Ending the hidden crime

    Family violence has many causes, including societal attitudes towards women and many possible solutions, including attitudinal change programs and legal reform.

  6. 27 January 2017 - Humanities

    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.

  7. 7 November 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    Resilience, rights and respectful relationships

    A new school program which promotes respectful relationships is equipping young people with the skills needed to thrive in an ever-changing world.

  8. 26 August 2016 - Go Figure

    Are there more bald men than women?

    Why do men go bald and women don’t? The answer? Women do go bald but are better able to camouflage it. Men are prone to bald patches but women’s hair thins.

  9. 19 August 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    The Sexism Games

    The Olympic ideal is about a competition of equals, but no one told the media at the Rio Games, for whom gender makes some athletes more equal than others.

  10. 27 May 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    How gender shapes our Facebook chats

    Gender shapes our conversations on social media, a collaborative, worldwide study by psychologists and computer scientists shows.