Advertising messages outlining social consequences of problem gambling tend to be more effective than those that show the loss of material possessions or money, says a new report from the University of Melbourne.
Internationally acclaimed novelist, Richard Flanagan, has been appointed as the Boisbouvier Founding Chair in Australian Literature at the University of Melbourne, the first chair of its kind in Victoria.
University of Melbourne’s Dr. Miya Tokumitsu’s new book ‘Do What You Love and Other Lies About Success and Happiness’ says that when it comes to work and fulfilment, doing what we love might not make us happy after all.
One of Australia’s greatest private collections of Medieval and Renaissance art, including the famous Rothschild Prayer Book, will be on display at The Ian Potter Museum of Art at the University of Melbourne from 28 August.
Indigenous arts practitioners from Victoria are invited to apply for a year-long residency at the University of Melbourne, including a cash grant of $40,000 and up to $5,000 for materials as part of the Hutchinson Indigenous Residency.
Australians who live in towns of less than 1,000 residents or rural locations have significantly higher levels of life satisfaction than those living in major cities, according to Australia’s most comprehensive household survey.