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Communicating COVID-19 to our older culturally diverse Australians
University of Melbourne research finds some older Chinese Australians struggled going online during COVID-19, especially when getting accurate vaccine facts.
How smaller can be better for memorialising history
Historic events like 9/11 seem to demand monuments, but for communities smaller memorials can provide a closer connection argues University of Melbourne expert.
The rise of the digital nomad
University of Melbourne research finds countries around the world are seeking to attract a growing legion of digital nomads through new remote work visas.
The poem behind the Green Knight
The medieval romance Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is now a movie, but the poem already has a contemporary quality, writes a University of Melbourne expert
The Afghanistan withdrawal: This is what decolonisation looks like
As the Taliban retakes Afghanistan, a University of Melbourne expert says the US's withdrawal is just another example of its history of abandoning people.
Caste and cricket: How celebrities enable inequality
University of Melbourne experts say examples of celebrities flaunting their caste identity can end up further promoting and enabling this historic inequality.
The COVID-19 seafarer crisis
COVID-19 has left thousands of seafarers stranded aboard ships leading to a ‘crew change crisis’ that needs urgent action, says a University of Melbourne expert
Will Muslim-Majority States recognise the Afghan Taliban’s ‘Islamic’ regime?
By Islamic standards, the Taliban regime is unusually narrow. A University of Melbourne expert says Muslim-majority states should pause before recognising it.
Why South Korea’s young men are turning conservative
The internet is playing a key role in spreading a new wave of right-wing conservatism among South Korea's young men, say University of Melbourne experts.