Politics & Society
This lockdown is different – in a good way
There is good reason to be optimistic about Victoria’s latest COVID-19 lockdown because we know what works and do it better says University of Melbourne expert
Artists, environment and truth telling in Indonesia
Indonesia's environmentally activist artists are also confronting the country's political past as they seek new way forward says University of Melbourne expert.
The power of Indigenous data
Data is crucial to Closing the Gap but the best data needs to be community-driven and owned, says University of Melbourne expert at the Indigenous Data Network
Judicial stress falls heaviest on magistrates
A survey of Australian judicial officers finds magistrates are the most vulnerable to stress and burnout, according to University of Melbourne research
Preventing a rebound in youth homelessness after COVID-19
Temporary initiatives helped protect homeless young people during COVID-19 but Australia needs a strategy to stop a rebound, say University of Melbourne experts
What you need to know about the status of Taiwan
Australia should be wary of sending mixed policy signals over Taiwan as the status quo is better than other scenarios, says University of Melbourne expert
Intimate partner sexual violence and the courts
Intimate Partner Sexual Violence often goes unreported and the legal system can hamper women seeking justice or protection, says University of Melbourne expert.
Five things we learned from the Biden Climate Summit
President Biden called on world leaders to cut emissions – but a University of Melbourne expert asks 'what did we learn from the first virtual climate meeting?'
Dying apart, buried together
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed some of Western society's deepest prejudices around human remains and mass burials, say University of Melbourne experts