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  1. 21 April 2021 - Business & Economics

    Competition isn’t improving the aged care sector

    A University of Melbourne study finds more competition is not associated with better quality of care or lower prices in aged care, prompting policy reform.

  2. Podcast1 April 2021 - Eavesdrop on Ideas

    Is viral marketing a key to our planet’s health?

    The speed of climate decline is reaching an alarming tipping point; Eavesdrop on Ideas explores how the art of viral marketing can influence science for good.

  3. 16 March 2021 - Inside Business

    Time to reform Australia’s unfair family support system

    Australia's family support system is unfair, making it hard for mothers to return to work and penalising dual-earners, says University of Melbourne researcher.

  4. 28 February 2021 - Business & Economics

    How businesses can head off social media storms

    Businesses need to respond fast with empathy and/or explanations when dealing with negative online reviews and complaints, says University of Melbourne expert

  5. 18 February 2021 - Business & Economics

    More Australians becoming wary of COVID-19 vaccines

    Survey suggests increasing numbers of Australians are wary of COVID-19 vaccines, maybe jeopardising reaching herd immunity, warns University of Melbourne expert

  6. 16 February 2021 - Legal Affairs

    Crown, Collingwood and the corporate conscience

    Failures at Crown and Collingwood show that the law needs to go beyond individuals when holding corporations to account, says University of Melbourne expert

  7. 16 February 2021 - Inside Business

    Children with same-sex parents outperform others in school

    Same-sex-parented children outperform their peers in many areas of academic achievement finds a new study led by the University of Melbourne.

  8. 11 February 2021 - Inside Business

    Is it time to stamp out stamp duty?

    Stamp duty is highly inefficient, say University of Melbourne experts, but there are options to replace it with an alternative tax, although controversial.

  9. 31 January 2021 - Inside Business

    Home ownership stays a pipe dream for many

    Despite rising new home loan numbers amid the COVID-19 economic recovery the outlook for housing affordability remains bleak says University of Melbourne expert