Why are we so vulnerable to bad information?
Identifying misinformation is difficult, but we can make it easier by being aware of our biases and wary of strong emotions, says University of Melbourne expert
Fifty shades of teal
Independent “teal” candidates are shaking up the 2022 Australian election, but there are plenty of idiosyncrasies among them says University of Melbourne expert
Using design to put voters at the heart of elections
Technology gives us the opportunity to transform the voting experience to better engage people in the electoral system, say University of Melbourne experts
Embracing queer Indigenous Australia
Health services need to cater to the whole person as a human right, and that includes Indigenous LGBTIQ+ Australians, argues University of Melbourne expert.
The hidden stories in Australia’s cultural data
Cultural databases are a treasure store of information that are telling the missing stories in Australia’s cultural history say University of Melbourne experts
Persistent poverty is a major policy issue
While a job is often crucial to lifting people out of poverty, adequate income support and child care are also critical, say University of Melbourne researchers
Making common cause
Amid worsening conflicts and global challenges, the United Nations 'Our Common Agenda' shows a new multilateral way forward say University of Melbourne experts.
Mapping climate policy
Climate policy across Australia is fragmented, but researchers at University of Melbourne are aiming to use big data to collect and make better sense of plans
Buying and selling the poor
Australia’s welfare-to-work system is extensively privatised but is failing disadvantaged job seekers, say University of Melbourne and University of NSW experts
Imran Khan’s failure exposes Pakistan’s military problem
Pakistan’s governments have always been dominated by the military, including Imran Khan's, but there is hope for change, argues University of Melbourne expert