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Expert analysis on the research and practice changing the business landscape in the 21st Century

  1. 27 April 2020 – COVID-19, Community, Coronavirus, Discrimination, Racism

    The toxic spread of COVID-19 racism

    Reports of COVID-19-related racism are on the rise worldwide; University of Melbourne experts say everyone has a role to bring communities together instead.

  2. 19 April 2020 – COVID-19, Coronavirus, Economy, Finance, Unemployment

    The do’s and don’ts of bolstering your financial resilience

    A University of Melbourne expert says there are some key steps all Australians can take to bolster their financial resilience as COVID-19 impacts on our economy

  3. 10 April 2020 – COVID-19, Coronavirus, Fake News, Health, Social Media

    Fake news in the age of COVID-19

    Fake news is now an everyday expression, but a University of Melbourne expert asks what is the impact of fake news in this strange new age of COVID-19?

  4. 5 April 2020 – COVID-19, Coronavirus, History, Influenza Virus, Pandemic

    The lessons from past pandemics

    From the bubonic plague to the Spanish flu, pandemics are not new, but a University of Melbourne expert says the 21st century has advancements and challenges.

  5. 3 April 2020 – Australia, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Democracy, Leadership

    The COVID-19 responsibility we all own

    As citizens, we have a responsibility to heed COVID-19 health advice or risk increasingly severe government restrictions says a University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 1 April 2020 – Business & Economics, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Fossil Fuels, Petrol Prices

    Oil wars, petrol prices and COVID-19

    COVID-19 and global oil price wars are impacting economies worldwide, but a University of Melbourne expert says we will see lower fuel prices at petrol pumps.

  7. 17 March 2020 – Business & Economics, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Supermarket, Supply Chains

    The COVID-19 shock to supply chains

    The coronavirus pandemic is a shock to supply chains; a University of Melbourne expert says COVID-19 is a wake-up call to businesses to better prepare for risks

  8. 9 March 2020 – Employment, Indonesia, International Women's Day, Women, Work

    What’s keeping women out of work?

    As Indonesia’s economy continues to grow, University of Melbourne research asks, on International Women's Day, what's keeping the country’s women out of work?

  9. 7 March 2020 – Economy, International Women's Day, Slavery, Supply Chains, Women

    Rebelling against modern slavery

    On International Women's Day, modern slavery means we need to change what we buy to help end exploitation of women, says University of Melbourne research.

  10. 14 February 2020 – Discrimination, Gender, Sexual Harassment, Women, Workplace

    Busting the myths about sexual harassment

    University of Melbourne experts say we have decades of research on sexual harassment and how to combat it. But first, we need to dispel the myths that enable it