Crafting your work to increase job satisfaction
By enabling staff to take greater control over their work, job crafting can help drive greater employee wellbeing, say University of Melbourne experts
People in prison still in COVID-19 lockdown
Sustained COVID-19 lockdowns in prisons weigh on people's mental health. A University of Melbourne expert asks whether we are doing enough to protect them?
Listening to those held in immigration detention
Refugees formerly detained on Nauru tell University of Melbourne researchers about being dehumanised and feeling irreparably damaged through the experience.
What we know about our resilience after 2021
The strengths we have built during a tough 2021 will help us cope individually and collectively in an uncertain 2022, explain University of Melbourne experts
HILDA shows Australians increasingly report feelings of psychological distress in a trend likely exacerbated by the pandemic says University of Melbourne expert
The arts and Australia’s mental wellbeing
The creative arts can our support mental health, but a University of Melbourne expert says we need ongoing and joined up research to understand its impact.
When kids get stressed out by the stress of others
Empathy is vital for our social functioning. But new University of Melbourne research finds that children who are particularly empathic are also more anxious.
Dispelling the myths about transgender people
Transgender people are simply trying to live their best and most authentic lives, just like anyone else, say myth-busting University of Melbourne experts
Data protection is a mental health issue for young people
Australia’s leading use of digital technologies in youth mental health services could help inform our Privacy Act review, say University of Melbourne experts.
How sound alters sense of touch
New research suggests our brains process inputs from different senses like a symphony, combining and harmonising information say University of Melbourne experts