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.
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
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.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.