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  1. 5 December 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Helping early school leavers

    New University of Melbourne research identifies how to better support early school leavers through the VET system.

  2. 18 September 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    A generation dislodged: Why things are tough for Gen Y

    A new report from the University of Melbourne shows a combination of insecure work, long working hours and unaffordable housing makes life tough for Gen Y.

  3. 3 November 2016 - Public Affairs

    More support and less stigma for unemployed youth

    Researchers at the University of Melbourne lead a public discussion on solutions to youth unemployment.

  4. 27 July 2016 - Legal Affairs

    Children entitled to a life where their rights are protected

    The graphic scenes at the Don Dale Juvenile Detention Centre are yet another example of the appalling history of institutional child abuse in Australia.

  5. 26 July 2016 - Legal Affairs

    Four Corners: Using restraints can be called torture

    Graphic images screened on the ABC's Four Corners program, depicting a juvenile detainee being restrained, show why this practice should be banned.

  6. 10 May 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Nursing our global youth back to health

    Looking after the health of those aged 10-24 has been a much neglected part of global health policy, but a new Lancet Commission aims to turn the tide.

  7. Podcast1 March 2016 - Up Close

    Improving the view: Positive psychology in preventing repeat of psychotic episodes

    Clinical psychologist Dr Mario Alvarez-Jimenez on non-drug approaches, such as positive psychology, in preventing repeat of psychotic episodes.

  8. Podcast12 February 2016 - Up Close

    Passions betrayed: The end of “doing what you love” in the workforce

    Dr Miya Tokumitsu argues that young people "following their passion" into jobs and internships are more likely to be disappointed and exploited than fulfilled.