Adolescence - a critical time to address gender inequality
A major study across Asia/Pacific reveals stark gender inequalities in adolescence, providing road map for effective action, say University of Melbourne experts
The something in nothing
People have been suspicious of ‘nothing’ going back to the mathematical idea of 'zero', but a University of Melbourne expert says there is real value in nothing
Youth, waiting and action during Covid-19
COVID-19 has left young people stuck waiting as economies stall, but they are using the time creatively and constructively says a University of Melbourne expert
The young Australians hit hard during COVID-19
COVID-19 has left many young Australians unemployed; University of Melbourne's Youth Employment Study looks at the impact of the pandemic young people's work.
The young and curious: How Science Gallery can break down silos
An innovative University of Melbourne study will explore and challenge what young people really want from their cultural institutions.
Backing the strengths of Aboriginal young people
We need to use the strengths of Aboriginal youth if we are to close the gap says the University of Melbourne's Professor Sandra Eades.
Moving between different cultural worlds
University of Melbourne research finds young multicultural Australians are close to their families, but they have to balance different cultural expectations.
We need to talk about chlamydia
In a surprise finding, a major University of Melbourne study shows that regular testing for chlamydia in GPs is unlikely to reduce infection rates.
What’s it like to be young and from overseas in Australia?
The first census of young Australians from migrant and refugee backgrounds, by the University of Melbourne, shows belonging but ongoing discrimination.
Nice work, if you can get it
Internships offer a bridge from education to employment, but a University of Melbourne expert looks at how to ensure they’re good internships, not exploitation