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  1. 22 May 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    How Australia got so many law schools

    The number of law schools in Australia is a reflection of higher education policy, say University of Melbourne experts.

  2. 16 May 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Nice work, if you can get it

    Internships offer a bridge from education to employment, but a University of Melbourne expert looks at how to ensure they’re good internships, not exploitation

  3. 21 February 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Can you really Google your way through a medical degree?

    University of Melbourne research with first year medical students has found a significant number use Google and Wikipedia more often than university resources.

  4. 9 February 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Why law degrees matter

    "Too many kids do law" according to PM Malcolm Turnbull: but the University of Melbourne's new Dean of Law says the degree creates significant public good.

  5. 8 January 2018 - Education

    Tech savvy teaching of critical thinking

    A key aim of universities is critical thinking skills, but many are failing. A University of Melbourne expert finds new technologies could help teach them.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 31 October 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Time to create universities of applied sciences?

    New institutions of skills and innovation, like universities of applied technology, could help transition Australia's economy say University of Melbourne expert

  10. 17 October 2017 - Inside Business

    Bringing uni research to market

    Research commercialisation is core to universities, but broadening goals beyond just revenue generation could lift success says a University of Melbourne expert