International Women's Day
Sisters are doing it for themselves
On International Women's Day, University of Melbourne experts say education is central to leadership in social change for Indigenous women’s life outcomes.
Women leading the fight against climate change
On International Women's Day, University of Melbourne experts say climate change is disproportionately affecting women, so adaption measures must ensure equity.
Doing more to stop sexual violence in plain sight
This International Women's Day, a University of Melbourne expert says not understanding women’s fear in public spaces puts the burden safety on the victim.
Girls forced to act as boys in Afghanistan
By dressing girls as boys, Afghan families try to get around the country's rigid gender roles say University of Melbourne experts on International Women's Day
Getting racism out of the classroom
Schools are part of a system of colonial rule not easily overwritten; University of Melbourne experts say teachers must work to challenge structural racism
Finding an ‘early warning’ for preeclampsia
New University of Melbourne research aims to develop an 'early-warning' blood test for pregnant women at risk of potentially life-threatening preeclampsia.
One size doesn’t fit all for conserving our iconic kangaroos
New University of Melbourne research looks at the benefits of planned fire for kangaroos and other Australian animals at a time of rapid environmental change.
If our animals could speak
Dr Laura Jean McKay, winner of the 2021 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for literature and University of Melbourne graduate discusses writing her first novel
Is this the end of the “American Century”?
Is America's time as a superpower coming to end? A University of Melbourne expert says US exceptionalism reigns, but the Capitol Hill riots revealed a truth.
The importance of teaching boys about brilliant women
If we don't normalise brilliant women to girls and boys, it becomes a real problem for these women when boys become men, says a University of Melbourne expert.