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Scientist and killer: A split life
A Nazi on the margins of history emerges as urbane scientist who disturbingly went back to a successful career, University of Melbourne research finds.
The Queen who defied the Holy Roman Emperor
A University of Melbourne expert says Italian-born princess, Queen Bona, helps us understand how Renaissance women acquired, maintained and negotiated power.
US trade policy after Trump
A University of Melbourne expert says even after Joe Biden's election, the politicisation of trade policy will continue – as well as American protectionism.
Who is nature?
A new film taps into virtual reality and First Nations wisdom to re-conceive Nature as a “who” requiring give and take, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Australia’s future as a destination for international students
University of Melbourne experts say it’s time to take stock of the impacts of COVID-19 on Australia’s reputation as a destination for higher education.
Australia’s universities need to be free to engage globally
An Australian government veto power on overseas university agreements puts at risk the benefits of international engagement warn University of Melbourne experts
The art of opposition in Erdoğan’s Turkey
Turkey’s opposition is mobilising against authoritarianism by using the Government’s own laws to establish broad alliances, say University of Melbourne experts.
50 words in Australian Indigenous languages
A new University of Melbourne online resource – the 50 Words Project – makes words from local Indigenous languages available for everyone to hear and learn.
The battle for the racial future of America
Race divides US progressives and conservatives; a University of Melbourne expert says this presidential election is about race and racial inequality in America.