Business & Economics
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.