Politics & Society
Working class likely to deliver for Boris Johnson
UK election polls point to a likely decisive Conservative victory and a Brexit go-ahead, courtesy of the working class says a University of Melbourne expert.
Party promises and immigration policies
The main party’s manifestos in the UK general election tell us we're likely to see a turning point for immigration policy, says a University of Melbourne expert
What is the law when AI makes the ‘decisions’?
A University of Melbourne expert says the Australian Federal Court ruling that the ‘Robodebt’ system is unlawful shines a light on what the law actually says.
How the UK is handling climate politics
Significant action to curb emissions has bipartisan support in the UK compared with a toxic debate in Australia; a University of Melbourne expert explains why
The sound and fury of Britain’s election
The United Kingdom is counting down to a truly unpredictable election; a University of Melbourne expert outlines the battle lines between the political parties.
Fear and security swing Sri Lanka vote
Voters in Sri Lanka’s presidential election chose an authoritarian leader; a University of Melbourne expert says that could impact on the country's democracy.
Volunteers don’t come free
New University of Melbourne research finds urgent action is needed to maintain sustainable volunteer services for people with disability and their families.
How do you judge tough military decisions?
What is the role of hindsight and experience in judging difficult military decisions with life or death at stake? A University of Melbourne expert investigates.
When the Wall came down
Two scientists, who today are University of Melbourne colleagues, were on opposite sides of the Berlin Wall when it came down 30 years ago. Here they reflect.
The danger of keeping quiet
In a speech at the University of Melbourne, the former of Governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten, explores the need for collaboration in global dealings with China