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  • Professor Glyn Davis

    Vice-Chancellor, University of Melbourne

  1. Podcast12 May 2017 - The Policy Shop

    The battle for academic freedom in Europe

    The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast examines the Central European University's campaign against new Hungarian laws threatening academic freedom.

  2. Podcast28 April 2017 - The Policy Shop

    Where did all the money go?

    The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast considers the 2017 Australian Federal Budget, looking in particular at the deficit and housing affordability.

  3. Podcast17 March 2017 - The Policy Shop

    Family violence: Ending the hidden crime

    Family violence has many causes, including societal attitudes towards women and many possible solutions, including attitudinal change programs and legal reform.

  4. Podcast22 February 2017 - The Policy Shop

    Why are we so angry?

    Why are we so angry, even though the world has never had it so good? Professor Peter Singer discusses what it means for the future.

  5. Podcast23 December 2016 - The Policy Shop

    What is a refugee?

    As numbers of displaced people reach record levels around the world, nations have to find ways of dealing with the growing crisis.

  6. Podcast9 December 2016 - The Policy Shop

    Why Australia needs a business plan

    Australia's drop in the innovation rankings and the lack of collaboration between industry and universities are the focus of this episode of The Policy Shop.

  7. Podcast30 November 2016 - The Policy Shop

    Have you been nudged today?

    Nudge Theory draws on human behaviour to create subtle policy 'nudges' that encourage people to make good or healthier choices. The Policy Shop investigates.

  8. Podcast1 November 2016 - The Policy Shop

    The US Election – a policy free zone

    Policy issues account for less than nine per cent of media coverage and the presidential candidates’ qualifications for the Oval Office account for even less.

  9. Podcast17 October 2016 - The Policy Shop

    Homelessness in the World’s Most Liveable city

    The number of homeless people in Melbourne has increased dramatically. Could it now be time to take a new approach to solving the issue?

  10. 14 October 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    Investment to build new generation of leaders

    A US$50 million investment in societal change by Atlantic Philanthropies will create a new Leadership Fellowship program run by the University of Melbourne.