The silence of the not-for-profit sector
Research, involving the University of Melbourne, finds that Australia’s not-for-profit organisations are staying silent on big issues for fear of funding cuts.
Secrets from beyond extinction: The Tasmanian tiger
Researchers at the University of Melbourne and Museums Victoria have sequenced the entire Tasmanian tiger genome, revealing new secrets about the thylacine.
Balancing the history books, one Wikipedia entry a time
Wikipedia entries and its contributions are dominated by white men, but a University of Melbourne feminist movement is helping redress the balance
Why cats obsess over Christmas trees
Cats and Christmas trees equals one big playpen, but a University of Melbourne expert says it's the tree that will come off worst in the ensuing mayhem.
Why fake news is anything but new
Fake news is not new; news has been falsified from its earliest days when ballads conveyed it to the masses, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Why documentaries matter in an era of fake news
In an age where the line between truth and fiction is increasingly blurry, the term 'documentary' needs more protection, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Could personal insults trigger war?
University of Melbourne research finds US President Donald Trump's insult trading with North Korea indicates an erratic response to rising nuclear threat levels
Defining policy failure in the Australian public service
The University of Melbourne's 'The Australian Policy Handbook' looks at how the success or failure of policy can impact on the public's perception of the APS.
Does government get the right advice?
On the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast Dr Martin Parkinson, Secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, reflects on his career.
What does strong political leadership in Australia look like?
The University of Melbourne and the Susan McKinnon Foundation launch the McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership, honouring outstanding Australian politicians.