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  1. 17 May 2024 - Public Affairs

    You can be a better customer for LGBTQ+ hospitality workers

    Some venues rely on LGBTQ+ staff to make spaces look inclusive, but they can end up facing harassment with no support says University of Melbourne research.

  2. 3 January 2024 - Inside Business

    Being creative can make you more popular at work

    People considered creative by their co-workers tend to be more popular at work and it's good for their career, University of Melbourne research finds.

  3. 21 November 2021 - Humanities

    Measuring diversity in Australian publishing

    Diversity within the Australian publishing industry is good for the books and authors we read, so University of Melbourne researchers are going to measure it.

  4. 29 September 2020 - Inside Business

    What the media tells us about gender diversity at work

    New University of Melbourne research looks at what Australian print media narratives do, don’t and should tell us about gender diversity in our workplaces.

  5. 13 August 2019 - Under the Microscope

    Becoming a STEM-inist

    When University of Melbourne's Amy Shepherd started in science, she didn’t dream she'd soon be travelling the world rubbing shoulders with Nobel Prize winners.

  6. 11 December 2018 - Inside Business

    Recruit Smarter: A better way to do business

    The Recruit Smarter program, by the University of Melbourne and the Victorian Government, identifies ways to remove unconscious bias during recruitment.

  7. 14 February 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why all jobs aren’t equal for people with disabilities

    University of Melbourne research has found that people with disability are more likely to experience low-quality jobs, seriously impacting their mental health.

  8. 24 April 2017 - Inside Business

    A new approach to disability in the workplace

    While people with disabilities can still face discrimination when job-seeking, University of Melbourne experts say some employers value a diverse workforce.

  9. 12 May 2016 - Inside Business

    Toys for girls and boys show gender stereotypes at play

    Gender stereotypes are at play in the way toys are marketed to boys, girls and their parents – and the implications could extend beyond the home.