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  1. 17 May 2018 - Go Figure

    Blockchain: Lucrative buzzword or legitimate game changer?

    Blockchain is a system of processing transactions, well known for cryptocurrencies, but as University of Melbourne experts explain that's the tip of the iceberg

  2. 2 May 2018 - Inside Business

    It's official: Power creates a narcissist

    Power increases narcissism among people with high testosterone levels, University of Melbourne research has found, so watch out for self-obsessed managers.

  3. 9 May 2018 - Inside Business

    2018 Budget: The big takeaways

    University of Melbourne economists worry the Government's flatter tax system plan will stoke inequality while the 2018-19 budget dodges the major challenges.

  4. 6 May 2018 - Legal Affairs

    They’re using my face

    The Cambridge Analytica saga highlights the problem of misleading conduct: University of Melbourne experts say profit stripping offenders may protect consumers.

  5. 30 April 2018 - Go Figure

    Why moaning about work can actually be good for you

    University of Melbourne research shows moaning can help teams bond in the workplace and process negative emotions, and that humour plays an important role too.

  6. 5 April 2018 - Inside Business

    Treating depression to economically empower mothers

    A University of Melbourne evaluation has shown cognitive behavioural therapy for women with perinatal depression in Pakistan can be economically empowering.

  7. 27 March 2018 - Inside Business

    An older society will need to work for all

    Early findings from a University of Melbourne survey find Australians are not generally ageist, but some young people think older people need to move over.

  8. 26 March 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Why are corporate penalties for cartels so low in Australia?

    An OECD report and University of Melbourne research confirms Australian fines for companies that break competition law are much lower than in other countries.

  9. 9 March 2018 - Inside Business

    When flexible working makes life harder

    Flexible work practices like 4/10 work weeks can cause more harm than good, particularly when mandated by an employer, University of Melbourne research finds.