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  1. 5 April 2020 - Inside Business

    The lessons from past pandemics

    From the bubonic plague to the Spanish flu, pandemics are not new, but a University of Melbourne expert says the 21st century has advancements and challenges.

  2. 1 April 2020 - Inside Business

    Oil wars, petrol prices and COVID-19

    COVID-19 and global oil price wars are impacting economies worldwide, but a University of Melbourne expert says we will see lower fuel prices at petrol pumps.

  3. 17 March 2020 - Inside Business

    The COVID-19 shock to supply chains

    The coronavirus pandemic is a shock to supply chains; a University of Melbourne expert says COVID-19 is a wake-up call to businesses to better prepare for risks

  4. 7 March 2020 - Inside Business

    Rebelling against modern slavery

    On International Women's Day, modern slavery means we need to change what we buy to help end exploitation of women, says University of Melbourne research.

  5. 7 March 2020 - Legal Affairs

    Women, age discrimination and work

    This International Women's Day, University of Melbourne research finds despite an increase in ageism against women, they are less likely to make a legal claim.

  6. 18 February 2020 - Learning & Teaching

    Our business leaders must think critically

    Critical thinking has become highly valued in business, but University of Melbourne research finds that these skills aren’t taught to business students.

  7. 7 February 2020 - Inside Business

    Thinking about using donated eggs to start a family?

    In Australia, donating eggs is regulated, but in the US, it's more like online shopping. University of Melbourne experts explain the egg donor industry.

  8. 30 January 2020 - Legal Affairs

    One year on, is our trust being restored?

    One year after Australia's banking Royal Commission into misconduct handed down its report, a University of Melbourne expert looks at what has actually changed.

  9. 28 November 2019 - Inside Business

    Why do we say things we later regret?

    Why do we say things we shouldn't? In a series of experiments University of Melbourne research finds that being aroused makes us less careful about what we say.