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Changing language in job advertisements and de-identifying CVs during recruitment can significantly boost a person’s prospects of landing a job by overcoming unconscious bias, new University of Melbourne research shows.

Power does not turn everyone into a tyrant but, when given to those who want it most, it can inflate narcissism, according to new University of Melbourne research.

New research suggests playing counting games with young children does little to improve their numeracy skills.

Weddings celebrated on Valentine’s Day or special-number dates like 9/9/99 or 1/2/03 are 18 to 36 percent more likely to end in divorce than weddings on ordinary dates, according to a new study by leading University of Melbourne economists.

The first Australian university program to address the continued under-representation of women in parliament has been launched today by the Hon Julie Bishop MP, the Hon Tanya Plibersek MP, Ms Carol Schwartz AM and the University of Melbourne at Parliament House, Canberra.

Gay men earn around 20 per cent less than their heterosexual counterparts, while lesbians out-earn heterosexual women by at least 33 per cent, are the findings of a new report, by Professor Mark Wooden at the University of Melbourne and Associate Professor Joseph Sabia from San Diego State University.

The agility of Australian and New Zealand organizations will come under the microscope for the first time in a study launched today by the University of Melbourne and leading professional services firm PwC 

University of Melbourne students will have greater access to support scholarships to study business with the launch of the Melbourne Foundation for Business and Economics tonight.

A group of six Bachelors of Commerce students will make family history this week as they begin their undergraduate studies at the University of Melbourne.

Four teams of University of Melbourne students are helping local government and businesses from Strathbogie to Ballarat make more informed decisions on everything from the analysis of rate income to the economic impact of reusable water in public facilities.