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  1. 12 October 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    The betrayal of our young

    COP26 is a chance listen to our young people on climate change but it may just mean more empty words, says one University of Melbourne father and his daughter.

  2. 20 September 2021 - Learning & Teaching

    Australia’s Gen Y democracy gap

    New University of Melbourne research finds there’s a democracy gap for young Australian adults, with a distrust of traditional politics but a focus on community

  3. 13 August 2021 - Humanities

    Why South Korea’s young men are turning conservative

    The internet is playing a key role in spreading a new wave of right-wing conservatism among South Korea's young men, say University of Melbourne experts.

  4. 20 November 2020 - Inside Business

    Pandemic fallout exposes the young and vulnerable

    HILDA data suggests COVID-19 downturn to hit the most vulnerable, especially young workers; a University of Melbourne expert says welfare policy now central

  5. 20 November 2020 - Inside Business

    Losing our religion

    HILDA Survey shows Australians are rapidly dropping their religious affiliations, and it is being driven by the young says a University of Melbourne expert

  6. 10 August 2020 - Design

    People in share housing are struggling to cope in COVID-19

    A new University of Melbourne survey finds that many people living in share housing in Victoria are facing a precarious future as a result of COVID-19.

  7. 24 February 2020 - Humanities

    A very modern dilemma

    Mobile messaging keeps us connected 24/7; University of Melbourne research finds people use a range of tactics to avoid messages, but little accepted etiquette

  8. 26 December 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Is sport wandering offside?

    Sporting bodies are well aware of their revenues, but amid off-field controversies a University of Melbourne expert questions the strength their social license

  9. 24 September 2019 - Public Affairs

    Actions speak louder than words

    A University of Melbourne expert says education can help our young people become ‘action competent’ - enabling and encouraging them to push for real change.

  10. 26 May 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Going beyond healing to build Indigenous power

    A University of Melbourne experts says reconciliation has focused on healing, but for young Indigenous Australians, the future is all about new opportunities.