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  1. 24 August 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    It’s a fact: Women get better with age

    New research from the University of Melbourne finds that women get happier as they get older: with negative mood and depressive moods decreasing after 50.

  2. 12 July 2017 - Inside Business

    Lack of women in economics ‘bad for business’

    There are too few women in senior roles in Australian economics and it's bad for business, argues senior University of Melbourne economist Abigail Payne.

  3. 16 May 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    The unhealthy habits killing Australian women

    A University of Melbourne study finds over 70% of Australian women don't eat healthily and don't exercise, putting them at risk of heart disease and dementia.

  4. 27 April 2017 - Politics & Society

    In a league of their own

    University of Melbourne students and alumni are at the centre of the massively successful AFL Women's (AFLW) league, launched in early 2017.

  5. 7 February 2017 - Inside Business

    Cosmetic surgery and the workplace beauty premium

    Cosmetic surgery can increase self-esteem and job satisfaction - but employers have a role to play in dismantling bias focused on physical attractiveness.

  6. 21 June 2016 - Humanities

    Welcome to the club? Women in football

    Misogynstic "banter" between two AFL club presidents on the cusp of the start of a Women's League sends a message that football is still a boys club.

  7. 6 May 2016 - Science Matters

    Women in research rewarded for taking a risk

    Bio21 Institute women have a positive, but realistic message for young women entering research careers: Stay positive. Take a risk ... it’s worth it!

  8. 19 January 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Acupuncture treats hot flushes – but there’s a catch

    A study of acupuncture treatments for women suffering hot flushes has found they do have benefits, but both the fake and real treatments were equally effective.

  9. 25 November 2015 - Public Affairs

    Four ways to get more women into Parliament

    Australia needs to develop multiple ways to bring more women into the political pipeline and help them succeed - and this discussion needs to be ongoing.

  10. 12 November 2015 - Public Affairs

    Cracking the glass ceiling: Asia’s next challenge

    There is still a long way to go in improving the representation of women in leadership roles at all levels across Asia, even though the gender gap is narrowing.