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  1. 22 March 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    Disarmament: What is it good for?

    Efforts to control the weaponisation of new technology need to be brought together under UN's disarmament framework, argues a University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 16 March 2020 - Humanities

    Uncivil society

    Civil society is seen as supporting democracy, but now it is also fostering the forces that are undermining it, says a University of Melbourne expert

  3. 12 March 2020 - Public Affairs

    A superpower in transition

    A new essay by a University of Melbourne expert explores how a resurgent China is challenging the Indo-Pacific and testing the Australia-United States alliance

  4. 10 March 2020 - Humanities

    The long shadow of the Cold War

    A new book by a University of Melbourne expert explores how the shadow cast by the Cold War continues to shape the foreign policy of successive US presidents.

  5. 5 March 2020 - Public Affairs

    Five takeaways from Super Tuesday

    A University of Melbourne expert says the race for the Democratic nomination in the US presidential nomination has narrowed after a surprising Super Tuesday.

  6. 4 March 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    We’ve lost the wisdom of Solomon

    The legal presumption of shared care between parents is putting women and children in danger; a University of Melbourne expert says the law needs to change.

  7. Podcast19 February 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Renewing Democracy in a time of environmental crisis

    Social researcher and author Dr Rebecca Huntley says renewing democracy is critical to dealing with climate change since we have little trust in our politicians

  8. 17 February 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    AI: It’s time for the law to respond

    The law may always be behind technology, but a University of Melbourne expert argues that the sweeping influence of artificial intelligence needs more response.

  9. 14 February 2020 - Inside Business

    Busting the myths about sexual harassment

    University of Melbourne experts say we have decades of research on sexual harassment and how to combat it. But first, we need to dispel the myths that enable it