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  1. 21 May 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    A chance to even the odds

    A child’s destiny is influenced by socio-economic status and location, but quality early learning can help even the odds, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 29 March 2019 - Inside Business

    Sharing the load

    A University of Melbourne expert says this year’s Federal Budget should deliver better family-friendly policies for individual, economic and social rewards.

  3. 15 February 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    More maternal and child health nurse visits help mothers and babies thrive

    University of Melbourne research finds increasing maternal and child health nurse visits to mothers facing adversity improves maternal and child wellbeing.

  4. 7 December 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Focusing on kindness, not consumption, this Christmas

    With a bit of planning, parents can use Christmas to teach kids how to slow down and be kind to other people, says University of Melbourne expert Lea Waters.

  5. 7 September 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    What school is best for your child?

    Choosing the right school for your child can be daunting, but a University of Melbourne expert has practical hints and tips for what to look for and ask about.

  6. 3 August 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Teaching your child to cope

    Parents and teachers can help young people learn coping skills to better deal with the stresses of everyday life, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  7. 31 July 2018 - Inside Business

    Who is left behind under the new child care subsidy?

    The University of Melbourne's HILDA survey finds families are increasingly relying on childcare but changing policy may lock out those who need it most.

  8. 15 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    The household chemicals affecting your fertility

    Common household chemicals can affect your fertility; a University of Melbourne expert shares ways to reduce your intake of EDCs if you're trying to have a baby

  9. 10 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Kids’ sleep a key indicator of wellbeing

    The ABC's massive children's happiness survey reveals that sleep is a key indicator of a child's wellbeing, according to University of Melbourne analysis

  10. 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