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  1. 3 September 2021 - Legal Affairs

    Directors’ duties and cyber security - it’s complicated

    University of Melbourne experts say managing cyber security risks is a core governance concern but a new mandatory directors’ duty would be a step too far.

  2. 11 June 2021 - Inside Business

    Saying ‘no’, nicely

    Many businesses have become ‘gatekeepers’ during COVID-19, but University of Melbourne research finds tips to keeping customers happy while staying COVID-safe.

  3. 1 June 2021 - Legal Affairs

    Charging dead clients is dishonest. Really? Who knew

    Regulatory court action over the scandal in which fees were charged to dead clients is a wider warning to corporations, say University of Melbourne experts.

  4. 24 May 2021 - Inside Business

    Should we pay Australians to get vaccinated?

    Incentives for vaccine hesitant Australians to get vaccinated are all wrong. A University of Melbourne expert asks why don’t we pay people to get vaccinated?

  5. 10 May 2021 - Inside Business

    It’s more than the money: Getting GPs to go to rural areas

    Australia’s Federal Budget promises more money to rural GPs but a University of Melbourne expert doubts whether it alone will encourage more doctors to go bush

  6. 30 April 2021 - Inside Business

    The power of the Indigenous business sector

    Each year, Indigenous businesses bring in around $A5 billion, now University of Melbourne research reveals the extent of the power of Indigenous business.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.