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  1. 14 May 2024 - Learning & Teaching

    Q&A: How to talk to your kids about misogyny in school

    It can be a challenging conversation, but parents must talk to their kids about sexism and misogyny in school says University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 21 February 2024 - Inside Business

    Too many Aussies are starting a family and raising their kids in poverty

    New University of Melbourne research finds that the birth of a first child in Australia reduces household income and increases the risk of poverty.

  3. 29 January 2024 - Health & Wellbeing

    “Come on, let’s go!” Helping kids find joy in physical activity

    Here are some ideas from University of Melbourne experts that may help get your kids moving, whatever their ability

  4. 16 November 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Parents of premature babies are being left behind

    The Australian paid parental leave scheme has no provision for babies born prematurely or unwell, it’s time for a change say University of Melbourne experts

  5. 17 July 2023 - Humanities

    We need good policy to back working dads

    A new University of Melbourne podcast about dads, families and work explores how policies and jobs could (and should) support working fathers and their families

  6. 3 May 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    It’s time to ban corporal punishment of kids in Australia

    Children have the right to be safe from violence – Australia’s corporal punishment legislation needs to catch up, says University of Melbourne expert.

  7. 6 June 2021 - Learning & Teaching

    Parenting during lockdown

    COVID-19 restrictions made 2020 a challenging year for many parents; University of Melbourne research asks how it all affected their levels of life satisfaction

  8. 24 July 2020 - Humanities

    Matchmaking and marriage in modern China

    A University of Melbourne expert says many young Chinese are delaying marriage, frustrating their parents. And the older generation are turning to matchmakers.

  9. 12 April 2020 - Humanities

    Isolation, my Dad and me

    A University of Melbourne researcher talks about how COVID-19 is changing his relationship with his elderly father in the UK, discussing the issue of loneliness

  10. 24 November 2019 - Inside Business

    Breaking the family chain of joblessness

    New University of Melbourne research finds children of parents who are both jobless can experience long-term disadvantage, but good policy can break the cycle.