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  1. 12 December 2019 - Legal Affairs

    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.

  2. 6 December 2019 - Public Affairs

    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

  3. 4 December 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    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.

  4. 2 December 2019 - Legal Affairs

    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

  5. 20 November 2019 - Public Affairs

    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.

  6. 20 November 2019 - Legal Affairs

    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.

  7. 19 November 2019 - Humanities

    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.

  8. 18 November 2019 - Legal Affairs

    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.

  9. 8 November 2019 - Science Matters

    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.

  10. 6 November 2019 - Public Affairs

    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