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Australia vs Facebook: Regulating the market of attention
University of Melbourne experts say that Facebook’s move to block Australian users and publishers from viewing news all comes back to advertising revenue.
Crown, Collingwood and the corporate conscience
Failures at Crown and Collingwood show that the law needs to go beyond individuals when holding corporations to account, says University of Melbourne expert
Mapping wage theft with data science
Wage theft is common and hard to detect but University of Melbourne experts are developing predictive software and an information portal to help tackle it
The investor-led push on climate change
University of Melbourne experts say investor-led pressure on Australian companies is forcing Boards to adopt business practices to meet climate change goals.
Rescuing Australia’s lost literary treasures
A new University of Melbourne project is digitising some of Australia’s most important lost books and getting them into libraries for authors and readers alike.
The limits of government outsourcing
Failures in Victoria's COVID-19 hotel quarantine highlight growing concerns that outsourcing is hollowing out government, says University of Melbourne expert.
Hotel quarantine accountability questions remain
A University of Melbourne expert says Victoria's COVID-19 Hotel Quarantine Inquiry interim report outlines the failure of contracting-out services.
Regulating medical devices in the ‘Internet of things’
New research led by University of Melbourne is exploring the gap between regulation and practice in diabetes devices that are part of the Internet of Things.
How social procurement can revive Victoria’s economy
University of Melbourne experts say Victoria's Social Procurement Framework can stimulate the local economy and combat the socio-economic effects of COVID-19.