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  • Professor Glyn Davis

    Vice-Chancellor, University of Melbourne

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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?

  6. 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.

  7. Podcast16 September 2016 - The Policy Shop

    ‘A crisis that very much has a child’s face’

    The war in Syria has sparked the largest forced migration crisis since the Second World War. Has policy failed refugees, and what should Australia's role be?

  8. Podcast8 September 2016 - The Policy Shop

    How can literature influence public policy?

    Has literature failed to elicit empathy for our fellow human beings? And are we asking too much of literature in an age of 140 characters or less?

  9. Podcast2 September 2016 - The Policy Shop

    A.C. Grayling on higher education

    Who should pay for university education? The taxpayer or student? Professor A.C. Grayling joins Professor Glyn Davis to discuss this and other campus issues.

  10. Podcast23 August 2016 - The Policy Shop

    Is Australia’s public service competent?

    Was Australia's Census 2016 fail a one-off, or is there a pattern of failure within the public service, and if so what is happening?