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  1. 13 November 2019 - Design

    Building equity into architecture

    Although Australia has had qualified women architects for 120 years, a University of Melbourne expert says the profession is behind in terms of gender balance.

  2. 7 November 2019 - Science Matters

    The Spirit of change

    The University of Melbourne’s Dr Jane Dyson has just released Spirit, a documentary about longing and belonging in a remote community in the Indian Himalayas.

  3. 27 September 2019 - Humanities

    The woman who stitched her way into art history

    A University of Melbourne expert says Melbourne artist Mirka Mora, who was known for her bold and bright work, was a trailblazer for women artists in the 70s.

  4. 24 July 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Sexual objectification harms women

    By having women use mobile phones to log whenever they feel sexually objectified, University of Melbourne researchers have shown that it harms their wellbeing.

  5. 22 May 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    How do young Australians see violence against women?

    New research from the University of Melbourne finds that young Australians’ understanding of sexism, violence and abuse against women needs more education.

  6. 7 March 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Making every woman count

    University of Melbourne researchers are helping the Asia Pacific to collect better data on the lives of women in order to better tackle inequality and violence.

  7. 7 March 2019 - Inside Business

    Beyond ‘lean In’: Women in leadership

    University of Melbourne research finds an opt-out mechanism for competitive senior management jobs could get more women into leadership roles in business.

  8. 13 February 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Vulnerable women trapped by changes to bail laws

    Victoria State has toughened bail and parole, but it’s the most vulnerable women who are being imprisoned as a consequence, University of Melbourne experts warn

  9. 31 January 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Reversing Indonesia’s child marriage laws

    Indonesia has ruled that child marriage violates children’s rights; a University of Melbourne expert says it's an important step toward gender equality.

  10. 25 January 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Let’s not wait for the next attack. We can act

    Early intervention services are critical for helping prevent harmful sexual behaviour in young people and we them urgently, says University of Melbourne experts