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Research Looks at Health in the Workplace

Staff Reporter, Monday, 12th August 2013 -  University of Melbourne researchers are working with employers, employees, unions and advocacy groups to promote positive mental health and suicide prevention in the workplace.…

CSR in Asia: Understanding Business From Beginning to End

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 7th August 2013 -  In this article first published on The Conversation, Sara Bice, from the Centre for Public Policy at University of Melbourne, speaks with Professor Jeremy Moon, a world leader in

NFP Study to Investigate Victorian Suicides

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 28th March 2013 -  A ground-breaking new Not for Profit study is set to examine every Victorian suicide over a two-year period to try to save the lives of people who may be at risk in the future. Mental health…

Research Highlights $Billion Value of Volunteering

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 6th December 2012 -  The economic value of volunteering to Victoria has grown by over 130 per cent in 15 years, according to new research from the University of Melbourne. The Economic Value of Volunteering

Confidence is Key in Job Market – Study

Staff Reporter, Monday, 22nd October 2012 -  Self confidence is a key factor in workplace success, according to new research by the University of Melbourne. The research – a pilot study of The Minority Report – draws…

No Loss To Pay Rate After Maternity Leave – Report

Staff Reporter, Monday, 10th September 2012 -  A report from the University of Melbourne has shown that there is almost no impact in salary loss to Australian women who take paid maternity leave. Dr Barbara Hanel from the University…

Technology to Reduce Social Isolation in Older Australians

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 21st June 2012 -  The latest tablet technologies can alleviate feelings of social isolation for older people, and increase their wellbeing, according to new research. Researchers at the University…

Smart Homes for Older Australians

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 22nd May 2012 - 
Photo courtesy seniornet.org A new report by the University of Melbourne’s Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society (IBES) has found smart technologies can support older…
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