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  • Dr Lauren Rosewarne

    School of Social and Political Sciences, Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne

  1. 16 November 2018 - Humanities

    The online overhaul of courtship

    Technology is changing our love lives and has been for a while now; but a University of Melbourne expert says despite accusations it's shallow, romance is alive

  2. 14 October 2018 - Public Affairs

    October surprises and the false hope of the midterms

    As Justice Brett Kavanaugh joins the US Supreme Court, a University of Melbourne expert explores whether a protest vote in the midterm elections is likely.

  3. 20 December 2017 - Humanities

    Part 1: 2018 Summer reading

    Reading a good book on holiday is one of life’s indulgences, but getting a gem of a recommendation from our University of Melbourne experts can be a true gift.

  4. 19 December 2017 - Humanities

    I’m dreaming of a...

    In a new book, a University of Melbourne academic looks at why films sentimentalise Christmas and the holidays without reflecting reality.

  5. 27 September 2016 - Public Affairs

    Presidential fireworks: The verdict

    Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump delivered a surprise policy battle in the first 2016 Presidential debate, but in predictably opposite styles.

  6. 2 September 2016 - Humanities

    The romance of online dating

    The stigma around finding your partner online must go – it’s just another place to fulfil the human need for love and friendship, a new book says.

  7. Podcast7 July 2016 - The Policy Shop

    Reading behind the ballot papers

    Both major parties were losers in Australia's Federal election. In Policy Shop University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Glyn Davis discusses what's going on.

  8. 2 May 2016 - Go Figure

    Why boys are blue and girls are pink

    Ever wondered why pink represents girls and boys generally identify with the colour blue? Centuries ago it was a very different story.

  9. 23 March 2016 - Humanities

    More than a yes or no question

    Changing the definition of sexual consent from just saying “no” to having to say “yes” is a good step but we can’t pretend that consent is just a word problem.

  10. 11 February 2016 - Humanities

    How neckbeards have become a screen stereotype

    Film and TV's portrayal of neckbeards gives an insight into some of our fears about the Internet centred on addiction, social isolation and humans going soft.