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  1. 6 July 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Universities must stand firm as radically inclusive communities of knowledge

    Universities are engines of prosperity and social mobility, but their role as establishers of truths, or challengers of concepts and beliefs is under threat.

  2. 22 May 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    How Australia got so many law schools

    The number of law schools in Australia is a reflection of higher education policy, say University of Melbourne experts.

  3. 16 May 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Nice work, if you can get it

    Internships offer a bridge from education to employment, but a University of Melbourne expert looks at how to ensure they’re good internships, not exploitation

  4. Podcast28 February 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    At the human-computer interface

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast features Ben Shneiderman on human-computer interaction, research and technology.

  5. 21 February 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Can you really Google your way through a medical degree?

    University of Melbourne research with first year medical students has found a significant number use Google and Wikipedia more often than university resources.

  6. 8 January 2018 - Education

    Tech savvy teaching of critical thinking

    A key aim of universities is critical thinking skills, but many are failing. A University of Melbourne expert finds new technologies could help teach them.

  7. 23 November 2017 - Education

    The creative disruption of higher ed

    University of Melbourne Vice Chancellor Glyn Davis looks at the impact of digital technology on education in his new book The Australian Idea of a University.

  8. 21 November 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    The education war on attrition

    University of Melbourne experts call for national debate on tackling university drop out rate and who should be carrying the cost of student attrition

  9. 17 October 2017 - Inside Business

    Bringing uni research to market

    Research commercialisation is core to universities, but broadening goals beyond just revenue generation could lift success says a University of Melbourne expert

  10. Podcast12 May 2017 - The Policy Shop

    The battle for academic freedom in Europe

    The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast examines the Central European University's campaign against new Hungarian laws threatening academic freedom.