Business & Economics
Why data is king
Our love for Google and Facebook has made them digital giants; but a University of Melbourne expert asks whether we can trust them with our personal data?
When a Tweet met with a roar
A University of Melbourne expert says a massive backlash against Twitter in India highlights how big business must be culturally aware in global markets.
Recruit Smarter: A better way to do business
The Recruit Smarter program, by the University of Melbourne and the Victorian Government, identifies ways to remove unconscious bias during recruitment.
Why do people really become homeless?
Research from the University of Melbourne shows that, while drug use and homelessness are linked, the effect isn't nearly as high as most people think.
What Australia’s marriage equality vote says about corporate activism
In the build-up to Australia’s same-sex marriage vote, some corporations became activists; University of Melbourne experts look at why that hasn't continued.
Good policy vs poor politics at Outlook 2018
University of Melbourne's Economic and Social Outlook Conference 2018 highlighted widespread concerns that politics isn't working when it comes to needed policy
Keeping our cities working
Making our biggest cities more efficient will raise the living standards for everyone, but it will require some compromise says a University of Melbourne expert
Taking a clear look at inequality
Inequality in Australia is relatively stable but pockets of disadvantage need serious attention including job opportunities says University of Melbourne expert
An Australian place to call home
As Melbourne's population hits 5 million, a University of Melbourne reports looks at Victoria's need to use land wisely to meet the need for affordable housing.
The great honey wars
Five University of Melbourne experts look at the implications of Australia’s biggest honey company and some supermarkets being accused of selling 'fake honey'