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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 26 March 2018 - Inside Business

    Keeping robot finance fair

    Digital transformation has far reaching implications for ethical conduct in the banking sector and how it is regulated, argue University of Melbourne experts.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 28 February 2018 - Inside Business

    The grim cycle of homelessness and unemployment

    Research by a University of Melbourne expert finds homelessness impairs people’s capacity to keep a job more than their ability to gain employment.

  9. 13 February 2018 - Inside Business

    Henderson’s legacy: Revisiting universal basic income

    Many view a Universal Basic Income as controversial, but a University of Melbourne expert and former Deputy PM argues the idea is now more relevant than ever.

  10. 23 February 2018 - Inside Business

    The Australians stuck below the poverty line

    University of Melbourne research shows persistent poverty in Australia is higher than previously thought, with the most disadvantaged struggling to exit poverty