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Civil society is seen as supporting democracy, but now it is also fostering the forces that are undermining it, says a University of Melbourne expert
The long shadow of the Cold War
A new book by a University of Melbourne expert explores how the shadow cast by the Cold War continues to shape the foreign policy of successive US presidents.
Motherhood in a climate crisis
On International Women's Day, a University of Melbourne experts says as our planet and society changes, mothers are on the frontline of the ecological battle.
Has Hollywood run out of original ideas?
With a slew of movie remakes due out of Hollywood this year, a new book by a University of Melbourne expert answers the big question: what justifies a remake?
Out of ancient marshes
Archaeologists co-led by University of Melbourne uncover massive ancient reclamation work in the Pontine Marshes that was a harbinger of Rome's determination
A very modern dilemma
Mobile messaging keeps us connected 24/7; University of Melbourne research finds people use a range of tactics to avoid messages, but little accepted etiquette
Our savage history of fighting bushfires
As Australia endures horror bushfires, a new project by the University of Melbourne is discovering the country’s historical firefighters who lost their lives.
The changing face of science
A University of Melbourne expert says International Day of Women and Girls in Science reminds us that our perception of how science is taught must change.
Feather-flowers and photographs
A University of Melbourne collaboration is connecting Australia’s First Peoples’ with museum collections, creating a 'living archive' of Indigenous culture.