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  1. 30 January 2024 - Health & Wellbeing

    Three things schoolkids need to succeed

    School children should be equipped with the tools they need to succeed, and early intervention can make all the difference, say University of Melbourne experts

  2. 9 August 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Lost in space: Open-plan classrooms can leave children adrift

    University of Melbourne research finds middle years primary-school students are at risk of academic delay when learning in noisy open-plan classrooms.

  3. 24 May 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Bringing answers to children with a little-known genetic condition

    A University of Melbourne collaboration is helping to uncover the real needs and challenges of children and families facing a future with Usher Syndrome.

  4. 26 October 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    COVID-19 face coverings mask the message

    Many people have hearing loss – from mild to disabling – but University of Melbourne research finds COVID-19 face masks are making communication even harder.

  5. 26 February 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    A hearing aid could help your brain

    Hearing loss and cognitive decline are linked, but new University of Melbourne research finds that using a hearing aid may help delay this decline.

  6. 1 October 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Hearing loss still a challenge for kids

    Hearing-impaired children still lag in language despite hearing aids and cochlear implants. A growing databank involving University of Melbourne may tell us why

  7. 13 October 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    Specialised skills key to helping deaf students thrive

    The rise of inclusive education shows the need for qualified Teachers of the Deaf to support hearing-impaired students, says University of Melbourne expert.

  8. 23 September 2015 - Health & Wellbeing

    Hard on the hard of hearing

    University of Melbourne research explores the complex partnership between the brain and the ears and what happens at a neurological level to communicate.