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  1. 13 July 2018 - Humanities

    The Battle of Kursk: 75 years on

    It is 75 years since the huge Kursk tank battle when, as a University of Melbourne expert writes, Russia's larger means of destruction turned back the Wehrmacht

  2. 12 July 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Tackling underpayment in cleaning supply chains

    Complicated outsourcing arrangements can undermine workplace rights, exposing the need for better solutions and incentives says a University of Melbourne expert

  3. 11 July 2018 - Public Affairs

    Q&A: The great British Brexit

    Top resignations over the UK PM's Brexit approach has meant chaos for the government. We ask a University of Melbourne expert what it all means for Brexit?

  4. 9 July 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Sexism, women and Australian politics

    A University of Melbourne expert says David Leyonhjelm's sexist comment to Sarah Hanson-Young should ignite a fire in Australian women to get into politics.

  5. Podcast4 July 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Your online life after death

    University of Melbourne academics Dr Martin Gibbs, Dr Tamara Kohn and Hannah Gould are investigating how digital disruption is changing our attitudes to death.

  6. 6 July 2018 - Public Affairs

    Mexicans voted overwhelmingly for change. Will they get it?

    Mexico has elected leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador or ALMO; but a University of Melbourne expert asks whether he can deliver on his reputation for change

  7. 29 June 2018 - Under the Microscope

    Race, sport and media: Questioning the status quo

    University of Melbourne sociologist Professor Karen Farquharson researches race, ethnicity and racism in media and sport - and its impact in modern Australia.

  8. 20 June 2018 - Design

    Melbourne's housing crisis and homelessness

    As Melbourne faces a housing crisis, a University of Melbourne expert looks at a new scheme that's getting people who’ve become homeless into home ownership.

  9. 26 June 2018 - Public Affairs

    Inequality driving Hong Kong’s independence movement

    Hong Kong's independence ('Localist') movement is driven by income inequality, not a generational divide, says a University of Melbourne researcher.