How our brain’s sensorimotor processing areas could flag psychosis risk
University of Melbourne research finds brain markers of sensory and motor function show disturbances in early development that can increase later psychosis risk
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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.