Politics & Society
What are 21st century parents concerned about?
Rising cost of education and rapid social change make it difficult for parents to prepare their children for the future finds University of Melbourne research.
No policy without leadership
Rebuilding trust needs empathetic leadership that stands up to a fight says University of Melbourne's Jenny Macklin, a former Labor deputy leader and minister.
The thin line between fake and fact
The internet provides a forum for democracy in some Southeast Asian countries, but a University of Melbourne expert says it’s also become a tool for fake news.
Mapping back to a lost childhood
An interactive online map of Australian care homes, developed at the University of Melbourne, is helping those who grew up in care to track down their history.
To bear witness in dangerous times
Manus Island refugee processing may be coming to an end, but new portraits by a University of Melbourne expert shine a light on the lives left in limbo.
Staying the course with a light hand
The former Director-General of ASIO outlines good leadership as the nominations for the University of Melbourne's McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership open.
Governments must support science, not self-interest
An ‘independent science quality assurance agency’ won't fix replication issues, but hinder attempts to improve science say University of Melbourne experts.
The big picture of the Amazon fires
As the Amazon rainforest continues to burn, a University of Melbourne experts says it’s important to understand the big picture in Brazil that led to this point
Most Asian-Australians experience discrimination
New research that includes the University of Melbourne finds many Asian-Australians experience discrimination at work; limiting opportunities in leadership.