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.
We wish you a stress-free Christmas
Christmas time can be a source of stress and even ill-health, but a University of Melbourne expert recommends simple steps to a more relaxing festive period.
5 ways to cope with disappointing Year 12 results
Receiving disappointing VCE or HSC results at the end of Year 12 can be devastating but there are ways to cope, says a University of Melbourne expert.
What is mindfulness? Nobody really knows, and that’s a problem
Mindfulness is all the rage in mainstream Western culture, but University of Melbourne research raises questions over how poorly defined and researched it is.
Cities for healthier lives
Cities are making us sick but research led by the University of Melbourne and presented to the UN sets out a blueprint for making our cities healthier.
Publish AND perish: Medical researchers under pressure
Psychiatrist Dr Joeri Tijdink on how research and publication pressures on scientists link to professional burnout and misconduct.
Easing your child’s back to school worries
New research shows mindful parenting can significantly reduce children's stress levels, which is particularly relevant during the back to school period.